On Wednesday November 10th WAMS hosted an online forum full of practical information on how to welcome and support Afghan evacuees who are resettling in the Greater Worcester /Central MA area with the help of Ascentria Care Alliance and WelcomeMA.
The one-hour program included:
- Welcome and introductions, Karen Ludington, WAMS
- Supporting new neighbors from other cultures, Rev. Liz Garrigan-Byerly, Area Conference Minister, North Central Region, Southern NE Conference UCC
- Scope of the challenge and the need for Neighborhood Support Teams, Elizabeth Davis-Edwards and Barbara Petrocelli, Welcome MA
- Carolina Beard, Ayer-Shirley Neighborhood Support Team Member …. more