Project RISE AmeriCorps
What is AmeriCorps? Often called the domestic Peace Corps, AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs focused on improving lives and fostering civic engagement.
Project RISE (Refugee and Immigrant Success through Education) is New American Pathways’ AmeriCorps program developed in partnership with Fugees Family to serve new Americans in Georgia.We host 24 AmeriCorps members in full-time service for an 11-month service cycle each year beginning in September.
At New AP, most members offer direct services to refugees through their assigned department, such as ... Read more >
Volunteer Spotlight: Breaking Bread Together
Georgia loves refugees.
New American Pathways loves our volunteers.
The journey of new Americans is a tough one, filled with uncertainty and questions. Once a refugee family arrives in the United States and New American Pathways starts helping them establish a life in their new home, there are still moments of uncertainty and questions. In addition to our dedicated staff, we entrust a trove of wonderful volunteers to help ease this transition.
New AP engages more than 1,000 volunteers to set up apartments, transport new ... Read more >