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Enjoying That Eli’s Cheesecake? You Can Thank A Refugee

When Worldview interviewed the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi during his recent trip to Chicago, he praised our hometown business Eli’s Cheesecake for its policy of hiring refugees who need work. 

Morning Shift talks to the company’s president Marc Schulman about that policy and hears from Elias Kasongo, a Congolese refugee who’s been working at Eli’s for 22 years.

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