This webinar, informative in nature, will include a panel presentation on the Afghan refugee crisis and will conclude with an extended question and answer period. The panelists will address the following topics:
-The past and present political landscape in Afghanistan
-How the current crisis in Afghanistan fits into the global refugee crisis
-The role of the United States in addressing this humanitarian crisis
-The US refugee resettlement process and how Afghan refugees who resettle in the United States are supported
-The numerous ways these crises affect Afghan women and children in particular
-The various international and US programs/resources in place to support Afghan refugees
Panelists include Drs. Ashley Cureton, Dana Burde, Odessa Gonzalez Benson, Sara Kamali, and Ana Paula Pimentel Walker.