Episode 23: Kari Moore – Welcoming Refugees

Kari Moore is the Director of Self Sufficiency at Exodus Refugee Immigration in Indianapolis. She oversees  education, employment, and youth programs. In this episode Kari talks about what it looks like for individuals to resettle here in America and how we can help welcome them here. We also talk about how we can teach our kids to be includers and Kari gives a great book recommendation for anyone looking to learn a little bit more about what it’s like to be a refugee. (Refugee by Alan Gratz)

About Exodus Refugee Immigration: Exodus has a long history of welcoming refugees and asylees from many countries, cultures, languages, faiths, and political opinions. They began in 1981 with the mission to serve the legal needs of immigrants and Cuban refugees, who had arrived as part of the Mariel boatlift in 1980. Since that time, Exodus has helped thousands of refugees establish their lives in Indiana.

Show Notes: 

Exodus Refugee Immigration

Refugee – Alan Gratz

Books to help kids understand what it’s like to be a refugee

Diverse Books

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Episode 526: Jackie Hoffman – Founder of Peace Runners

I met Jackie Hoffman at the Chicago Marathon a few years back! I was so excited to learn about what he is doing with Peace Runners in Chicago. He is the president and founder of Peace Runners. Through his own transformation, his vision and inspiration for Peace Runners 773 were fostered. He grew up in … more »



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