Resettled Liberian Civil War refugee shares experiences

 

Resettled Liberian Civil War refugee shares experiences at Miss – KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western Montana Monday the Missoula City Club hosted an open forum for citizens to discuss the issue. 

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Resettled Liberian Civil War refugee shares experiences at Missoula forum

Resettled Liberian Civil War refugee shares experiences at Missoula forum

Wilmot shared his experiences as a resettled refugee at a city forum, hosted by the city club and attended by the Missoula residents. Soft Landings Missoula hopes to open another resettlement agency with assistance of the International Rescue Committee, and speakers like Wilmot help raise awareness of the importance of this effort. There are mixed opinions in Missoula about resettlement, but Wilmot’s stories helped demonstrate the importance of resettlement and the necessity of sponsoring agencies. Read about the forum here:

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Montana: Wilmot Collins

Montana: Wilmot Collins

State: Montana

City of Residence: Helena, Montana

Country of origin: Liberia

Arrival in the U.S.: 1994

Mr. Wilmot Collins is a refugee from Liberia who was forced to flee the Liberian civil war after the ceasefire collapsed and two of his brothers were killed by rebels and government soldiers. Mr. Collins arrived in the United States in 1994, and he now resides in Helena, Montana with his wife, daughter, and son. He is a Child Protection Specialist, an adjunct instructor at University of Montana-Helena, and serves as a member …

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