Rachel Coleman Mirra, Co-Chair of the ALIRP Communications Committee (2021-2022) is currently the Preschool Director at Awake Community School. Rachel and her husband Adam have two young daughters, Paris and India. She has spent the last seven years in Birmingham working with a nonprofit organization that addresses the needs of the homeless community in Birmingham. Rachel has travelled to multiple countries in Southeast Asia and was first exposed to asylum-seekers and refugees while in Indonesia. She is looking forward to spreading the word about our international friends who are making their way into our country and state.