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Agencies Adapt As Springfield Refugee Population Shifts From Burmese to Congolese


This week on Making Democracy Work, host Hue-Ping Chin talks with Paul Costigan, refugee coordinator with the Missouri Office of Refugee Administration, and Rebekah Thomas, site manager for International Institute in Southwest Missouri.

Today’s discussion explores the history and mission of the International Institute, as well as challenges and successes related to refugee support in southwest Missouri.

World Refugee Day is this week—June 20th