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Carol Glickman - Clarity and Understanding of Refugees in America

May 9, 2019

Taking a Deep Dive to Gain Clarity and Understanding of Refugees in America

Aired Thursday, 9 May 2019, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST

Refugees. They seem to be pouring out of more and more countries, seeking shelter, security and safety. So why are so many individuals and leaders still characterizing them as a threat to our safety and security? Join Jennifer as she speaks to Carol Glickman, former ESL Coordinator at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, currently the English Language Institute Coordinator at Georgia Gwinnett College, who has not only spent a good portion of her career teaching immigrants English in America. She also leads a refugee program at her synagogue. Tune in to learn the truth about refugees from someone who provides direct support to them on a regular basis.

About the Guest:

Carol was born in South Africa and has lived in Atlanta ever since she moved here at the age of 9. She studied Anthropology as an undergraduate and Applied Linguistics and ESL in grad school. She has worked with international students in multiple contexts for over 25 years, most recently with the immigrant and refugee communities in Clarkston, Georgia. She has 3 dogs, 2 kids, and 1 husband. Currently, she is a most passionate vegan who dreams of the time when all beings will be treated with compassion.