SICI Cheng Fellow Alena Vachnová, M.C./M.P.A. ’22, works at a nonprofit in Košice, Slovakia, a city 50 miles from the Ukrainian border, as an advocate for ending family homelessness. For everyone, particularly those who’ve been suddenly separated from other loved ones and uprooted to a strange land, finding a safe place to live is foundational to a person’s well-being, she said.