Balancing Motherhood As A Refugee
Can you imagine being a refugee in the process of resettlement for over fifteen years?
Francoise Chimalonza, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo has experienced it firsthand. Fifteen years ago, Francoise fled the Congo due to a war and was placed for resettlement in Rwanda. Her final resettlement paperwork was not finalized until 2014, which is when she could finally move to the U.S.
Although Francoise’s resettlement was finalized, coming to the U.S. with no English-speaking ability created additional ... Read more >
Rahim’s Path to an American Dream
It was always my dream to have a job in America. The AmeriCorps program has brought my dream to reality.
I have been serving as the “Parents as Teachers” AmeriCorps team member at New American Pathways since October of 2016. This has been one of the best experiences of my life. Primarily, my goal in this position was to build a background of employment in the USA. To my surprise, I am actually learning more, and meeting a lot of people ... Read more >