CANCELLED | CCWT | Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin
April 10, 2020, 9:30 am-4 pm
Madison College Truax Campus, Room D1630, 1701 Wright Street Madison, WI
To be rescheduled for the fall
This day-long symposium is free, open to the public, and will include lunch and other refreshments. However, registration is required.
Please register at: refugeesuccess.eventbrite.com
Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin will bring together educators, refugee resettlement and service providers, refugees, scholars, employers, and community members to learn about the barriers and supports that impact the college and career success of refugees in our state, and to discuss and plan policies to expand their success. Come ready to partner with your colleagues and:
- Learn from presentations and discussions with scholars on refugee resettlement in Wisconsin and access to higher education for refugees;
- Network with a community of colleagues who are invested in the educational and career success of refugees in our state;
- Learn from college students with refugee backgrounds about their struggles and experiences working toward higher education and career goals;
- Participate in discussions to help shape and improve policies to support higher educatio and career success for refugees;
- Launch the Wisconsin Roundtable on Higher Education for Refugees, which will work toward policies that support higher education for refugees.
Sponsored by WCER's Center for College-Workforce Transitions, as well as JSS of Madison, Madison College and WISCAPE.