Coming from a country where police don't carry firearms she understood her students concerns about the high levels of gun violence in US culture. Many refugees and asylum seekers have fled horrible violence and hope to find more peace in Maine. She discusses the upcoming referendum question (Question 3) which supports background checks for people buying guns. (FMI: Mainers for Responsible Gun Ownership).
Caroline serves on the Board of Managers for Gateway Community Services. This organization supports refugees and asylees to process the substantial traumas and losses sustained previously.
Additionally, Caroline is involved with Wabanaki REACH and is not only mindful of the needs of Maine's newest residents but also the indigenous people of this state.
Music: "Imagine" by John Lennon