Establish new medical-legal partnerships which will provide needed outreach and legal assistance to under-served immigrants and refugees residing in rural Minnesota.
Kerry is the right person for the project because:
• She is dedicated to advocating for the rights of immigrants and filling in the gaps that exist in immigrant legal services
• She has prior experience working in social services for Latino immigrants in Chicago for four years and understands that working effectively with immigrants includes providing a safe space for each client to share their story
• She has worked in the areas of immigration, criminal, and family law in Minnesota