Refugee Kids In Kansas City
Kansas City is home to lots of refugee children and their families, who face trying transitions to new countries, a new language, new customs and new schools. On this edition of Up to Date, we examine their experiences and find out who helps them.
- Martin Okpareke is the outreach coordinator for Jewish Vocational Services.
- Tshulthrim Zangmo is a refugee student from Bhutan, who attended Northeast High School in Kansas City.
- Reneé Silverman is the producer and director of Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World.
The Kansas City Public Library is screening Refugee Kids Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Missouri.