Focus on South Florida: LGBT Refugees

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Michele-Gillen-600x450 Michele Gillen
Michele Gillen is chief investigative reporter at WFOR-TV, Mi...
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Mabel Hernandez, Assoc. Dir., Church World Service (Source: CBS4)

Mabel Hernandez, Assoc. Dir., Church World Service (Source: CBS4)

Refugees resettling here face innumerable challenges. LGBT refugees face those challenges as well as unique obstacles, concerns and vulnerabilities. Church World Service is a global non-profit whose immigration and refugee program is dedicated to assisting South Florida refugees. CWS recently received grant funding from the Heartland Alliance Rainbow Initiative to provide services to LGBT clients. We focus on this often forgotten group of people, and the importance of making available the help they need. To watch the interview, click on the above picture.

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