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Get Your Ticket to Red, White and NEW!

Join us for Red, White and NEW, our annual fundraising celebration to benefit the programs and services of New American Pathways. Enjoy elegant cuisine, a benefit auction, and a program honoring State Representative Bee Nguyen as we celebrate our five-year anniversary. Get your ticket now at the early bird price of $150. After August 9th, general admission is $175 per ticket. Have an alumni… More >

Bee Nguyen: Our 2019 Friend of Freedom Honoree

At Red, White and NEW on August 17, 2019, New American Pathways will honor Bee Nguyen, the representative for Georgia House District 89 that includes City of Atlanta and DeKalb County.   As the daughter of former refugees from Vietnam, Bee Nguyen cherishes the community’s most diverse voices. She spent a decade empowering girls through Athena’s Warehouse, the nonprofit she started to support under-resourced high schools in… More >

Celebrating Refugee Art and Culture

Refugees are incredible contributors to their communities. We often talk about the economic impact refugees have on our communities, but on this World Refugee Day,… More >

What World Refugee Day Means to Me

This month’s Thought Leader piece is by Mwoddah “Mo” Habib. Mo is pursuing a Master’s of Public Health concentrating on health management and policy at… More >

May 2019 Volunteer Spotlight- Aqil Merchant

At our Breaking Bread Volunteer Appreciation Brunch this month, we presented four outstanding volunteers with “Volunteer of the Year” awards. Our recipient of the “Young Path” award, Aqil Merchant, is featured this month. Aqil is a local high school student and was moved by news coverage he saw about the refugee crisis. He wanted to take action, so he went… More >

The Power of Refugee Stories in Advocacy

On May 8th and 9th, I joined over three hundred advocates from thirty-two states in Washington DC, for the Refugee Council USA advocacy days. In… 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 >

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