Wednesday, October 25 // 10:00 am - 2 pm
Cost: Free but bring money for lunch
Register (limited to 30 - register by Oct 19)
There will be an opportunity to carpool from church. Please arrive by 9:15.
Lutheran Social Service Volunteer Coordinator Margaret Yapp will present on the United States refugee resettlement program: from overseas screening and processes, through the first 90 days in the United States. Come and learn about global and national trends, as well as refugee populations and resettlement specific to Minnesota. Margaret will also present on ways to get involved in welcoming newly arrived families in Minnesota.
10 - 11 am: Refugee 101 presentation, presentation on what LSS does, Q&A time
11 - 12:30 pm: Budgeting activity, and discussion on benefits, WIC, housing
12:30 - 2 pm: Walk to Somali mall and have lunch/Somali tea together.