This webinar provides an overview of engaging communities in welcoming refugees.

This is the first in a series of webinars offered by Welcoming America as part of the Fostering Community Engagement and Welcoming Communities Project. Susan Downs-Karkos presented on how important it is to engage receiving communities with refugees as well as methods to accomplish this. We also heard from two guest speakers on promising practices.


  • Bob Montgomery, Executive Director of IRC San Diego
  • Jan Reeves, Idaho State Refugee Coordinator
PDF icon Webinar Slides1.78 MB
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