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  1. Volunteer Orientation

    July 6 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Volunteer Orientation!

    July 12 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Red, White and New

    August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Volunteers of the Month: Finders Keepers Consignment

This month, we feature the wonderful leadership and staff of Finders Keepers for their dedication to serving the refugee community in so many ways. Bonnie Kallenberg, who is our thought leader this month, has been a fearless advocate for refugees since she first became aware of the local refugee community years ago. Having served on our board (then as RRISA)… More >

Spotlight on Doris Mukangu: Empowering Women

The walls of Doris Mukangu’s office are covered in photos of African women in various states of work – farming, carrying heavy burdens, selling in… More >

“If you put your mind to what you want, being a mother won’t stop you”

Balancing Motherhood As A Refugee

Can you imagine being a refugee in the process of resettlement for over fifteen years? Francoise Chimalonza, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo has experienced it firsthand. Fifteen years ago, Francoise fled the Congo due to a war and was placed for resettlement in Rwanda. Her final resettlement paperwork was not finalized until 2014, which is when… More >

Volunteer of the Month: John Bottini

While cultures, ethnicities, and religions may vary, one thing is true for people around the world – we all love our children. This basic truth helped our April Volunteer of the Month, John Bottini, to make greater, lasting connections with two new arrivals, and to help their family grow larger, and stronger, in their new community. John, environmental counsel at… More >

Rahim’s Path to an American Dream

It was always my dream to have a job in America. The AmeriCorps program has brought my dream to reality. I have been serving as the “Parents as Teachers” AmeriCorps team member at New American Pathways since October of 2016. This has been one of the best experiences of my life. Primarily, my goal in this position was to build… More >

The President’s Proposed Budget and Resources for Refugees

Last week, President Trump released his proposed budget for the federal government, which includes cuts or complete shut-downs of many programs that serve communities across the U.S.. Many of the changes outlined in this budget will negatively affect refugee-serving agencies in ways supporters may not have expected. Here are a few of those changes we have noticed, so far. It… More >

Volunteers of the Month: Xavier University Alternative Break Group

This month, our volunteers of the month are the Alternative Spring Break students from Xavier University, a Catholic school located in Cincinnati, Ohio! This group spent two days volunteering in our afterschool program at a DeKalb County elementary school, helping children with their homework, reading, and conversation pieces. We asked them to share their experience: We signed up to volunteer… More >

Maria the Cat, Mohammed the Kid

Mary Cash, our Volunteer Engagement AmeriCorps member, wrote about creating animal shapes with Mohammed in the afterschool program. New to America and his DeKalb County… More >

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