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Our New Neighbors: Refugees in West Michigan

March 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

FREE

Papa N’jai teaches Geography and Anthropology at Muskegon Community College. He travels the area speaking on refugee resettlement, leadership, cultural diversity, contemporary issues about Sierra Leone and Africa. Join us as he discusses:

Causes of refugee movement

  • Camp life
  • Durable strategies for refugees
  • Third country resettlement

Refugee resettlement: Reception and placement in West Michigan

  • Refugees groups in West Michigan
  • Local contributions

Barriers to refugee integration

  • Accessing health care, education or jobs
  • Potential solutions

How to provide culturally competent services to refugees

Strategies on how you can improve your cultural competence

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Details

Date:
March 17, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-new-neighbors-refugees-in-west-michigan-tickets-32512707383

Organizer

HealthWest
Phone:
231-724-6618
Email:
Customer.Services@healthwest.net
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Venue

HealthWest
376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49442 United States
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