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Migration is a Human Right: Offering Welcoming and Inclusive Care in the Borderlands

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Casa Alitas and Clinica Amistad provide immediate and long-term care to people who have migrated to our borderlands. This presentation will give an overview of the current status of migration in our region, the strengths and benefits that people who migrate bring to our community and how these two organizations utilize a community-based model of care to offer welcoming and inclusive care. 

Lisa Kiser, DNP, CNM, WHNP
Lisa Kiser
Clinical Assistant Professor, Biobehavioral Health Science Division

Lisa Kiser is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, where she works two days a week in faculty practice as a women's health nurse practitioner and teaches three days a week in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, where she specializes in teaching women's health.

Diego Javier Piña Lopez
Diego Javier Piña Lopez, MSW
Program Manager
Casa Alitas Shelter

Diego Javier Piña Lopez is a second year PhD student at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He has a master's degree in social work and public administration from UArizona. He currently works as the program manager for Casa Alitas Shelter for asylum seekers, most of whom are Central Americans.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 12:00pm


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