In this workshop, attendees will learn about the challenges and experience of refugees in the settlement process as they arrive in our country. Deepen your understanding of the refugee community, hear their stories and learn how to get engaged in helping refugees in your own city.

Dr. Sofia Khan is a local physician and mother of five. She is an ambassador of Islam and the founder of KC for Refugees and the Muslim Youth of North America-KC Chapter. She is the recipient of the 2016 Crescent Peace Society “Peace Award”.  Rana R. Lehr-Lehnardt is an associate teaching professor of law at UMKC. She has years of experience working for the advancement of women’s rights and religious rights and a varied work experience, including with the ACLU and the Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion and Belief.