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 >
World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day, an annual celebration established by the United Nations, brings together individuals across the world to commemorate our brothers and sisters that have been forced to flee their homes. With county government support and local events, Georgia joined countless other communities around the globe in this celebration.
On Tuesday, June 13, the Dekalb County Board of Commissioners, in and effort led by District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw, declared June 20th as World Refugee Day in Dekalb County. Dekalb County ... Read more >