We Help the Helpers
In the current political landscape, it is more important than ever to make sure that we, as service providers, are re-evaluating the needs of our immigrant and refugee communities and are able to pivot to make sure that we are able to deliver the best level of services to our community members. With more fear, risk, and changes given the constant changes in rules, regulations, and lived experiences, the need to gather and disseminate information, update education for our staff, and evaluate what services we provide is critical. We will learn how to:
Why do we care?
What can we do?
Shahrukh Suleman hails from Pakistan. He had to flee the country due to religious persecution. He arrived in the USA in 2013 with his wife and two children. Shahrukh and his family have experienced firsthand the challenges of leaving home and moving to a new place and a new culture while having to readjust their lifestyle. Shahrukh seeks to help those who have been similarly displaced and is currently working at Denver Rescue Mission as Program Coordinator for Family Refugee Services.