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National Volunteer Month: Why We Serve

During April, National Volunteer Month, we celebrate our volunteers who donate their precious time in service to helping refugees and Georgia thrive. Below are a few featured New AP volunteers and what they told us about their inspiration for service with us. If you are interested in volunteering at New American Pathways, email volunteerengagement@newamericanpathways.org or come to our next volunteer… More >

April 2019 Volunteer Spotlight: Mizzou University

This month’s volunteer spotlight features Mizzou University, a recent volunteer group with New AP’s Alternative Spring Break Experience. This group of five students chose to spend their traditional spring break learning about the U.S. history of refugee resettlement and immigration, how it relates closely to Clarkston’s history and how these policies directly influence Clarkston’s residents. Throughout the week, the group… More >

Become an MVP

Be a Mentor! Join our MVP (Mentors for Vocational Pathways) Program and get connected with a refugee or immigrant client who shares your passion for your career field. At least 1 month commitment   2 in-person meetings per month AND communication in between Encourage and support your mentee in achieving his or her goals Provide advice, guidance, and constructive feedback… More >

Faryiha’s Story

When Faryiha was young, she dreamt of becoming a nurse. A Somali national, her dreams were put on hold when she and her family fled to Uganda in 2006. Faryiha spent the next eight years of her life at a refugee camp, eventually finishing high school and starting a family of her own. In 2012, she received the long-awaited news… More >

Omar’s Story

Anyone who has even been to Clarkston knows Omar Shekhey, who runs the Somali American Community Center by day and drives a cab at night…. More >

Asmaa’s Story

Originally from Iraq, Asmaa had built a career as an academic at the Baghdad University College of Arts. Asmaa was a fixture at the university… More >

Abu’s Story

Originally from Burma (now Myanmar), Abu had built a life as a typical teenager, attending school and helping his father out at their family business when he could. However, as a Muslim and as a member of the minority Rohingya ethnic group, Abu faced discrimination and persecution in his home country. In 2008, at age 15, Abu left his country… More >

#WhereRtheRefugees: A Call to Action Week

An unprecedented 68 million people, including 25 million refugees, have been forced from their homes around the world. This is the worst refugee crisis in history. With global need at its highest, the Trump administration has dismantled the refugee resettlement program and reversed our nation’s history as a world leader in refugee protection. The administration set a new record-low refugee… More >

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