Alex Sukles.

Lutheran Services of Georgia (LSG) - Atlanta, GA

Project Description

Preston Public Interest Career Fund Recipient

“During my time in Atlanta I met a few challenges, numerous achievements, and a daily onslaught of outstanding and unique experiences.”

While working with the Social Adjustment department, I was able to make personal connections with clients as I helped them navigate the healthcare, education, and financial systems in America. When helping the caseworkers I was given the chance to pick and introduce newly arrived refugees to America. I gave first day orientation to a Congolese family of ten in French about their new home, brought them shopping, enrolled them in benefits, gave them a brief overview of the way things are done in America, and answered their questions and concerns. It was a unique experience to be their first face of America.

Project Details

  • Date September 1, 2014
  • Tags 2014, First Year, Preston, Social Service, USA
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