It Takes A Team: Part 1
By: Juilee Shivalkar and Johnna Gadomski
From navigating a whole new culture and starting a life in a foreign country, there are many challenges that go along with being a new American. But what if you had to face these challenges without the ability to hear?
That is exactly what Marwan has done. Deaf since his birth in Syria, Marwan initially struggled to communicate with people in the United States.
“When he first came, we could only communicate through this,” says Nathan, Marwan’s ... Read more >
Volunteer of the Month: Liz Truscott
Liz Truscott, a native of Connecticut and a graduate of University of Vermont, came to Atlanta in hopes of breaking into non-profit development. When we asked her what drew her to New American Pathways (New AP), she reflected back on her studies in college as a Social Work major:
“My first experience in working with refugees came when I was assigned to an ESL classroom during my junior year of college as part of my social work curriculum. In this role, ... Read more >