New American Voices – AmeriCorps Members

April is National Volunteer Month, celebrating the spirit of service to others. At New American Pathways, our committed community of volunteers and AmeriCorps Members are instrumental in assisting our clients, offering services ranging from interpretation and cultural orientation to aiding with hygiene kits and setting up apartments. AmeriCorps, a National Service Program, aims to improve …

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New American Voices

The Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Program provides refugee and immigrant women with education and support to build financial stability, economic empowerment, and self-sufficiency. Through a comprehensive approach encompassing courses and support programs, participants can cultivate financial literacy, build English fluency, and develop goal-setting skills. There are opportunities to build credit and achieve career growth, and …

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New Americans celebration 2024

The New Americans Celebration (NAC) is almost here! Every year, the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies (CRSA) and over 500 refugees and immigrants come together on (or near) Valentine’s Day to advocate for legislation that directly benefits their communities and to remind everyone that Georgia Loves Refugees! The NAC is entering its twelfth year of …

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Harnessing Georgia’s Global Talent

By Susan Mittleman Look around Georgia and you’ll notice our population has changed tremendously in the past decade. We look different, sound different, eat different. We are more diverse. Today, one in ten Georgians is foreign born. In just this past year, New American Pathways has welcomed more than 1,500 new immigrants to the state. …

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Volunteer Highlight – Sujit CanagaRetna

Sujit CanagaRetna has been a volunteer at New American Pathways since April of 2017, giving over 6 years of regular service with our organization. Sujit volunteers at least once a week with our immigration department, helping review and file critical documents alongside New American Pathways staff members. Sujit was born in Sri Lanka and immigrated …

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A Reflection On 2023

Nancy Gaddy November Thought Leader

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s the perfect time to reflect on our year and recount the many reasons we are grateful. We’ve welcomed more than 1,500 arrivals to Atlanta over the past 12 months. These include refugees and humanitarian entrants from Afghanistan, Ukraine, Haiti, Cuba, Venezuela, Burma, Syria, Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and …

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