This article from The Cedar Rapids Gazette focuses on an event in Iowa City in 2016 that provided a platform for people who arrived as refugees in Iowa. Community leaders gathered to discuss better ways to assist the growing number of refugees in the area, particularly those from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- What are some of the reasons that being a refugee might be hard?
- Why is it important for immigrants and refugees to share their experiences with community members?
“Refugee from Congo speaks of challenges in Iowa City,” The Cedar Rapids Gazette, 17 August 2016. Courtesy of The Cedar Rapids Gazette