Communications

Meet Our Civic Pathways Leaders: Shelleyan, Yilkal, and Ahmad

Say hello to Shelleyan!  Shelleyan Lewars, originally from Jamaica, wanted to be more involved in civic engagement and get closer to her community by using her voice and helping those around her. New American Pathways and the Civic Pathways Leadership Program has motivated and inspired her to resolve issues within immigrant communities. Shelleyan originally worked …

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Meet Our Civic Pathways Leaders: Anastassia, Veronica, and Basra

Meet Anastassia!  Anastassia Hardy came to the United States from Estonia at age 22 as part of a work-study program. Looking to find better opportunities for herself, Anastassia initially found it challenging to find her purpose and feel like she was fitting in in her new home.  “It took me quite a long time, because I …

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Meet our Civic Pathways Leaders: Maureen & Mamadou

Say hello to Maureen! She is originally from Kenya but began her journey in the United States in 2019 when her husband was awarded a scholarship. Upon her arrival, she was granted a work visa and decided to pursue a career in accounting just as she had in her home country. Although Maureen enjoys accounting, …

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Meet our Civic Pathways Leaders: Kalkidan & Ikhlas

Kalkidan Gebreegziabher Meet Kalkidan, an educator, role-model for children, and influential leader. She currently serves with New American Pathways as a family support liaison and lead teacher in the afterschool program. She has various degrees from reputable universities, including Harvard, which have contributed to her efficiency in educating the masses and policy recommendations. She notes …

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Action Alert: SIV Advocacy

“Make no mistake, there is a moral imperative at play here. The American handshake has to mean something.” Army Ranger and Representative Jason Crow (D-CO) In the quote above, Representative Crow is explaining the necessity and the importance of the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program in an effort to protect American integrity as well …

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Reflections on Supporting New American Parents

“When the children learn, the moms learn too.” – Nadia Mwangachuchu, Parent Educator For this month’s Thought Leader Article, we asked several New AP Parent Educators and Parent Liaisons to share about how their work impacts refugee and immigrant parents, and what providing this programming means to New AP staff. Atlanta is now home to …

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Volunteer Spotlight – Wendy Gutiérrez Cheeks

We are excited to feature Wendy Gutiérrez Cheeks for this month’s volunteer spotlight. Wendy serves on the Advisory Council for New American Pathways (New AP) and was previously a board member for six years (2014-2020). She is a Director for Client Experience Management at BlackRock, an investment management firm headquartered in NY, and continues to support …

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A Commitment to Service

This month’s thought leader piece is written by Hana Johnson. Hana is a lifelong devotee to service and support for marginalized people. She has been part of the New American Pathways team since 2017 and currently serves as the Sr Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator. Previously she served two years as an AmeriCorps Member at New …

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