Originally from Eugene, Oregon, Patrick received his BA from the University of Hawaii in 2005 with a degree in Religious Studies. He recently earned a Master’s Degree from Lipscomb University in Leadership and Public Service. His graduate research focused on policy programs aimed at increasing rates of naturalization for local communities. Patrick has worked with the immigrant and refugee community for a number of years as both a volunteer with the Adult Literacy Council and previously as an ESL teacher for the Tennessee Language Center. As a Resettlement Case Worker, Patrick’s goal is to help empower new arriving refugees with the necessary tools for long term success here in Nashville.
Resettlement Case Worker