Building Welcoming Schools for Refugees and Immigrants: Resources and Initiatives


Sanja Bebic will provide an update on refugee resettlement trends. Sanja and Susan Downs-Karkos will share information about resources available to schools and communities to ensure they are meeting the needs of refugee students and families. Sanja and Susan will lead a discussion about the development of a joint CAL and Welcoming America initiative, the Welcoming Schools Initiative, focused on making school communities more welcoming to refugees and immigrants.