“America Got Me Here. America Loves Me.”
Above: Still proud of his service as a South Vietnamese Ranger, Mr. Nguyen (pictured here with his son) wears his uniform whenever he gets the chance.
When you meet him, you are immediately struck by Mr. Nguyen’s enthusiasm. Through an interpreter, you learn that Mr. Nguyen is ecstatic to be in America.
What you wouldn’t know is that Mr. Nguyen has had a long journey to get here. His smile hides the many challenges he has overcome. Born in Vietnam, he fought ... Read more >
Georgia Loves Refugees
This Valentine’s Day, the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies (CRSA) hosted their second-annual Georgia Loves Refugees press conference at the Clarkston Community Center. The event was the launch for the 2017 Annual Report – a collection of data from the 18 member agencies that details the many positive contributions of Georgia’s refugee and immigrant communities. The program also allowed CRSA, and nearly 100 community members, to profess our love for the refugee community.
Attendees enjoyed tasty treats from refugee-owned Sweet, Sweet ... Read more >