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Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US

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Event date: March 7, 2019
Time: 3pm - 3:30pm EST

The travel ban went into effect on January 27, 2017, leaving thousands of vulnerable refugees stranded in dangerous and life-threatening situations. The Sadiq family from Pakistan was one of the last to safely enter the U.S. before the deadline. The IRC is committed to helping clients safely resettle and join new welcoming communities. Photo: Sarah Stacke/IRC

Join us for this engaging briefing on the state of refugee resettlement. 

The policy landscape in the United States has changed refugee resettlement dramatically in the last two years. Join this exclusive webinar briefing to gain insight into the future of refugee resettlement and hear first-hand about the impact of policy changes on the refugees the IRC serves in the United States. Listeners will hear from:

  • Robin Dunn Marcos, Senior Director Processing & Resettlement Programs, US Programs 
  • Justin Gandy, Resettlement Manager, Charlottesville, VA

Information on our Speakers:

Robin Dunn Marcos returned to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in 2015 as the Senior Director for Resettlement and Processing.  In this role, she supports resettlement programming throughout IRC’s domestic network, the CORE and EURITA technical assistance programs, and the IRC administered RSC Asia.  Prior to rejoining the IRC, Robin worked with Church World Service based in Nairobi, Kenya, serving as Resettlement Support Center Director and then as the Regional Representative for Africa. Robin has previously served with the IRC as the Executive Director of the Phoenix office, with the American Refugee Committee as their Regional Director for East and Central Africa, with the IRC as the In-Processing Coordinator based in Sierra Leone, and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia. Robin has previously taught courses in management and humanitarian work at Arizona State University and University of Phoenix. She has a Master’s degree in Intercultural Administration from the School for International Training and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Eckerd College.

Justin Gandy is currently the Resettlement Manager in Charlottesville, overseeing Resettlement and Processing, Career Development, Intensive Case Management and medical case management services. Justin began with IRC in 2008 in Dallas as an intern and family mentor. Have previously worked as an R&P Caseworker, Employment Specialist, Economic Empowerment Specialist, Economic Empowerment Supervisor, and Employment Supervisor.

Join this webinar briefing to gain insight into the future of refugee resettlement and be able to hear from speakers who can share about stories and work with IRC clients. 

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*Registering through WebEx will allow the slideshow presentation to be viewed online.