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New Americans Celebration 2019: A Valentine for Georgia

If you were one of over 300 people who made their way to the state capitol on February 14, we ...
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Empowering Women Through Education

Earlier this year, New AP’s Family Empowerment program ran a well-attended women’s health and family planning workshop for the Burmese ...
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March 2019 Volunteer Spotlight: Heather Ray

"Successfully conveying information to a student doesn’t necessarily make someone a good tutor. Heather is great tutor because she is ...
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With Love for Our Secret Santas

Every year, as the holiday season approaches, New AP reaches out to the Atlanta community to ask for “Secret Santa” ...
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A Gift for Claudine

Not only did our 2018 Secret Santas help us share gifts with all of our Bright Futures refugee youth, they ...
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February 2019 Volunteer Spotlight: Fred Rascoe

Above: Middle school students with Fred Rascoe (back row, middle) and lead teacher Winston Persaud (back row, right) This month’s ...
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Free Citizenship Workshop on February 9

Are you eligible for citizenship? Come to this free citizenship workshop from 10 AM – 12 PM on February 9, ...
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Learning for Life

Mohamad, a refugee from Burma (now Myanmar), came to the United States alone in 2014. Since then he has worked ...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Yaunna Hunter and USC

This month’s volunteer spotlight features Yaunna Hunter, a student at The University of South Carolina who recently volunteered with New AP ...
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Shop by 12/13 to Be a Secret Santa!

Be a Secret Santa for Refugee Youth Our Secret Santas give to refugee and newly arrived families to celebrate the ...
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Thought Leadership

Reflections on a Year of AmeriCorps Service

We absolutely love working with cohorts of AmeriCorps Members at New American Pathways each year. This year’s cohort has been tremendous and we are immensely grateful for all they have done to support the clients we all serve together. For this month’s Thought Leader Piece, we asked the outgoing cohort of members to share reflections …

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The Path to Community Leadership

I was born in Ethiopia to an Ethiopian mother and Eritrean father. Growing up in a refugee camp as a child was very difficult. I didn’t really have a childhood. I had to mature at a very early age. When I turned 10 years old, my family and I resettled to Georgia’s Clarkston community. When I first came, it was really hard for me to adjust to society and my new community.

The Role of New Americans in Upcoming Elections

As an immigrant from Colombia who became a naturalized citizen a couple of years ago, I believe that civic engagement is the best way to give back to this country and make the voice of our community heard. This is the reason why I am very passionate in my civic engagement work, specifically voter outreach. As a naturalized citizen, I believe it is my duty and the duty of other naturalized citizens to vote.

A Virtual Mission

This month’s thought leader piece is written by Annika Lowgren. Annika serves as the Executive Office Manager for New American Pathways, where she has managed operations for almost 5 years. Annika graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs with a concentration on Philosophy of Technology. During her academic pursuits, …

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