Georgia Loves Refugees
This Valentine’s Day, the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies (CRSA) hosted their second-annual Georgia Loves Refugees press conference at the Clarkston Community Center. The event was the launch for the 2017 Annual Report – a collection of data from the 18 member agencies that details the many positive contributions of Georgia’s refugee and immigrant communities. The program also allowed CRSA, and nearly 100 community members, to profess our love for the refugee community.
Attendees enjoyed tasty treats from refugee-owned Sweet, Sweet ... Read more >
Volunteer of the Month: Sarah Zaslaw
Above: Civic Engagement volunteer Sarah Zaslaw
Sarah Zaslaw is a classical music host on GPB, Georgia’s statewide public radio network. But on Fridays, she “gets a boost” from helping brand-new American citizens register to vote – a process she finds healthy for our democracy.
For Sarah, seeking refuge and starting over are experiences to which she feels tied historically, as a descendant of the wave of Jews who fled Eastern Europe for the States around the turn of the last century.
She joined ... Read more >