Quarterly Refugee Placement Meeting

December 4, 2013 | 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM

Renaissance Washington DC Dupont Circle Hotel - 1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

At this Quarterly Refugee Placement Meeting, hosted by the U.S. Dept of State/PRM, Susan Downs-Karkos, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Welcoming America, will review Welcoming America's technical assistance approach to helping organizations and communities strengthen their efforts to create greater understanding of refugees in order to build greater support for the refugee program and impact refugees' long-term success.  She will review accomplishments from the first year of the technical assistance program with an emphasis on the local capacity building efforts underway in New Hampshire and Georgia.  Lessons learned and Welcoming America's workplan for the next fiscal year will also be included in the presentation.