Soup with Substance to address refugee resettlement, Feb. 7 

Soup with Substance will hold a Mission Week panel on Wednesday, Feb. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in AMU 227. The event will feature a panel of faculty, students and community leaders who are engaged in refugee resettlement research and services.  

The panelists include: 

  • Dr. Lee Za Ong, assistant professor of counselor education and counseling psychology in the College of Education; Kayla Lewis, doctoral student in counseling psychology; Claire Reuning, refugee integration specialist at Catholic Charities Milwaukee; and Hasnah Hussin, refugee education developer at Catholic Charities Milwaukee; on their project serving Rohingya refugees in Milwaukee. 
  • Anna Tsvetkova, graduate student in school counseling, on her Frankel Fellowship placement with the International Institute of Wisconsin. 
  • Dr. Louise Cainkar, professor of social and cultural sciences in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, on her project serving Afghan refugees in Milwaukee.  

A light lunch of soup and bread will be provided.