As the Ethiopian Community Development Council works to open its Brattleboro offices at the new Multicultural Community Center, CASP is offering landing support. Please click here if you are interested in connecting with this new opportunity!
On Sunday, October 24th, 1:00-2:30pm, CASP will be hosting a workshop for local volunteers interested in working with Humanitarian Parolees from Afghanistan. Please join us for “The Experience of Afghan Resettlement in the United States,” led by:
Ismaeil Hakimi, originally from Ghazni province, trained as a lawyer in Iran. After the fall of the Taliban in 2001, he returned to Afghanistan and worked with a U.S. contractor to held rebuild the country’s justice system. He came to the United States on a Special Immigrant Visa in 2014 and currently lives in Salt Lake City.
Noah Coburn, PhD, an anthropologist at Bennington College, has spent several years in Afghanistan and investigated the human cost of the Special Immigrant Visa Program. He is the author of Under Contract: The Invisible Workers of America’s Global War and several other scholarly works focusing on Afghan politics.
To sign up and receive a Zoom link, click here or on the poster below. Space is limited, so please sign up only if you are certain you can attend.