With: Dr. Fern Hauck (University of Virginia Medical System) and Farah Ibrahim (CHIP)
Dr. Fern Hauck and Farah Ibrahim work to connect refugees and asylum seekers with high-quality healthcare, no matter what language they speak or what trauma they’ve suffered.
With: Al Fuertes (George Mason University)
Al Fuertes is also dedicated to improving outcomes for refugees and displaced peoples. He draws on his personal experience growing up under martial law to inform his transformative approach to healing.
With: Charles Thompson Jr. (Virginia Humanities)
In Border Odyssey, Charles Thompson Jr. tells the story of his journey from a small organic farm in North Carolina to the nearly 2,000 mile long border between the United States and Mexico.
With: Gregory Smithers (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Gregory Smithers describes the Cherokee evolution from one community into a people of multiple communities in his book, The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement and Identity.