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Meeting the Challenges of Refugee and Immigrant Employment

Meeting the Challenges of Refugee and Immigrant WorkforceThe refugee and immigrant crisis around the globe touches many of our lives. Faculty in the Monte Ahuja College of Business' Management Department are studying the implications of employment and well-being for refugees and immigrants.  On Friday, April 28th, a panel discussion that included faculty, current refugees and a refugee service worker who has worked tirelessly to aid these populations was convened in the Roberta Steinbacher Atrium located in the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. 

Moderator:

Vickie Coleman Gallagher, Associate Professor, Management Department

Panelists:

Ali AbdulmahdiCPST Specialist, Community Behavioral Health Center

Benjamin Baran, Assistant Professor, Management Department

Danielle Drake, Community Relations Manager, US Together

John M. HuffmanJob Readiness and Self Sufficiency Instructor, Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services