Spotlight on AmeriCorps
“I enjoy helping so many refugees apply for jobs.I remember a time with one of our Syrian clients. She is a mom in her forties, and when I took her to take the exam to get her driver’s license it was the first time using a computer, and the wonderful thing was that she was able to pass that exam, being her first time!”
— Sahira Aldaghestani, Employment Services Member
Sahira helped 51 of our newly arrived refugees get their Georgia IDs.
“The best thing about this year is getting to meet an ... Read more >
Donate a Backpack for Refugee Youth
Back to school season is right around the corner! What better way to make sure our youth get off to a great start than by donating a backpack, or two, filled with supplies to get them ready for a great year?
Last year, our students improved by an average 5.8 reading levels – more than a full grade level of reading, putting them closer (and some beyond) reading with their age group. But it all starts with being prepared and having ... Read more >