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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 >
Our Civic Engagement program works to educate our community and elected officials about the positive contributions of refugees and immigrants; partner with other immigrant and refugee service agencies to improve services; and advocate for and alongside new Americans for better welcoming communities. One of the biggest efforts our Civic Engagement team carries out, however, is working to register and educate… More >
Are you a social media fan? If you’ve been following our Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn accounts in the last three months, you’ve seen some of the stories Juilee Shivalkar developed during her internship. Juilee, who is an upcoming senior studying Classical Languages as well as Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University, paused her studies this summer to take… More >
Earlier this month, Georgia Senator David Perdue, in partnership with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, re-introduced the RAISE Act (S. 1720), a bill which aims to cut legal forms of immigration in half over the next ten years and add new entry requirements for those who wish to come to the United States. The bill seeks to limit entry in many… More >
The U.S. Resettlement Program is being threatened. The program is on a 120-day halt and the limit on the number of arrivals has been cut to 50,000 per year, the lowest in history. When the travel ban is lifted, we need the capacity to serve the refugee community with the highly trained, culturally competent staff that we have today. This… More >