Jade Flora-Holmquist

Jade Flora-Holmquist is the Immigrant and Refugee Social Services Coordinator at HIAS Pennsylvania. She received her Master of Social Work with a clinical concentration and an international emphasis from Rutgers University. Ms. Flora-Holmquist also received her Bachelor of Social Work from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. Ms. Flora-Holmquist completed her MSW internship with First Friends of New Jersey and New York where she worked on immigration reform and immigrant rights advocacy, and also served as a regular visitor of immigrant detainees in northern New Jersey detention centers. After completing her MSW,  Ms. Flora-Holmquist worked for a refugee resettlement agency in New Jersey as the Youth Program Coordinator for three years, and has years of volunteer experience as an in-home tutor for refugee youth.