Do you have a goal to read more in 2018? Do you want to learn more about the immigrant experience FROM immigrants? Check out these great book recommendations from our staff – written by new Americans about the new American experience: Hannah suggests… English at Home AmeriCorps member Hannah Johnson had a diverse list of suggestions spanning the globe: Born… More >
Above: English at Home tutor Kinman Bailey Heandy is bright, hardworking, driven, has big goals in mind, and all staff who meet him believe he’s going to soar. A cardiologist from Cuba, Heandy would like to use this knowledge and ability to help patients in the U.S. But to practice medicine here, he’s got a long road ahead of him. One… More >
What does “MVP” mean to you? As we approach Super Bowl Sunday, many think about the Most Valuable Players on the football field. Here at New American Pathways, though, our MVPs are Mentors for Vocational Pathways in specific professional fields – and they are just as important as any star football players for the new Americans we serve. When foreign-trained professionals (with a graduate degree… More >
Show everyone you want to keep Georgia welcoming. We have expanded our line of New AP and “Welcome to Georgia” swag so there are choices for everyone – super-soft hoodies, ¾-sleeve raglan shirts, Tervis tumblers and journals. Here’s our online store. Visit any time at store.newamericanpathways.org. A huge thanks to Eric Key of Key Design Strategy for developing our signature “Welcome to… More >
Every year our staff members chew their fingernails hoping that we will have enough holiday gifts to serve the refugee youth in our four DeKalb County afterschool programs. Every year, we have more students to provide for (this year 180!) and less hands to help coordinate the effort. But every year, the community comes together in a tremendous showing of generosity… More >
See the Miracle 2017 Press Release here!
The refugee girls in our Young Women’s Leadership Program found their voices during the first workshop of the year, thanks to our partnership with Paint Love. Pictured above: YWL senior Mary Par (left) poses with mentor Avani Patel (right) and guest artist Penny Treese (center). How can you refocus negative comments you hear (or think) about yourself into assets? Paint Love,… More >
Pictured above: Kevin Stillwell (left) poses with New American Pathways staff member, Shakir Radeef. Kevin played the Tiger in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo at 7 Stages. In 2017, with all of the daily political discourse engulfing us, the Iraq War can seem like a time gone by. For the veterans, civilians and families at the center of that… More >