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Series 6 Episode 7 – Madhu Sharma, International Institute Akron
Series: 6. Race and Democracy in Northeast Ohio
Episode: 7. Series 6 Episode 7: Madhu Sharma, International Institute of Akron
Podcast #: 73
Release Date: May 6, 2022
Summary: This episode is part of Series 6, Race and Democracy in Northeast Ohio. In our seventh episode, Casey and Anuj talk with Madhu Sharma, Executive Director and Director of Immigration Legal Services at International Institute of Akron in Akron OH. The conversation explores the intersections of race, religion, and resettlement in Akron, OH with a particular focus on current events. Madhu shares her personal experiences of facing discrimination and the multitude of challenges that racially & religiously minoritized populations face when resettling in Ohio. This series is made possible with funding from Mark Lewine and the John Gray Paynther Program.