KUNM

Project Matches Students With Refugees

Jul 21, 2017

The Refugee Well-Being Project brings together newly arrived families in Albuquerque with students at the University of New Mexico. Together they learn from, and teach, one another as students help them meet the challenges of settling in a new country. On this episode we talk with staff as well as a student and the woman she worked with from Afghanistan.  

Guests:

  • Jessica Goodkind, Associate Professor at UNM and founder of the Refugee Well-Being Project
  • Brandon Baca, Coodinator, Refugee Well-Being Project
  • Olivia Martinez, Student who participated in Refugee Well-Being Project
  • Nazanin Shafie, immigrant from Afghanistan 

Jessica Goodkind, founder of the Refugee Well-Being Project