Tony Smith, WLPP & Community Justice VISTA
312.368.1083

Tony Smith graduated from Lawrence University in 2016 and joined the Shriver Center soon after as the WLPP & Community Justice VISTA. As a student at Lawrence University, he worked at Heartland Alliance in Chicago, where he assisted refugees who had recently arrived in the U.S. become accustomed to living in Chicago. Tony continued refugee resettlement work during an internship with World Relief - Fox Valley, where he taught refugees how to navigate the American health system and helped them manage medical appointments and health records. Tony also served as treasurer for the Lawrence University Food Recovery Network, a student organization that works to end food waste and hunger in the community and nationally.