Emily Laney

Applying for US Citizenship

New AP’s Immigration department is holding monthly citizenship workshops for eligible applicants! First, Take this quick quiz to make sure you are eligible, then sign up for a slot at one of our Citizenship Events!  2020 Events February 2020: (CLICK HERE) March 2020: (CLICK HERE) April 2020: (CLICK HERE)  May 2020: (CLICK HERE)  June 2020: …

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Empowering Women through Education

Earlier this year, New AP’s Family Empowerment program ran a well-attended women’s health and family planning workshop for the Burmese community at the Clarkston Library. Guest speakers included: Dr. Gulshan Harjee, co-founder of the Clarkston Community Health Center; Amy Armstrong Wells, DeKalb County Board of Health; Rihana Nesrudin, Oakhurst Medical Center; Grace Paulsen, Reproductive Health …

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New Americans Celebration 2019: A Valentine for Georgia

If you were one of over 300 people who made their way to the state capitol on February 14, we hope you left full of hope and inspiration. The New Americans Celebration event, hosted by the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies (CRSA), is the annual day of education and outreach for refugees, immigrants and Georgia …

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Empowering Women Through Education

Earlier this year, New AP’s Family Empowerment program ran a well-attended women’s health and family planning workshop for the Burmese community at the Clarkston Library. Guest speakers included: Dr. Gulshan Harjee, co-founder of the Clarkston Community Health Center; Amy Armstrong Wells, DeKalb County Board of Health; Rihana Nesrudin, Oakhurst Medical Center; Grace Paulsen, Reproductive Health …

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March 2019 Volunteer Spotlight: Heather Ray

“Successfully conveying information to a student doesn’t necessarily make someone a good tutor. Heather is great tutor because she is a friend to Shiva. One of my favorite things about Heather is every time I visit them, Shiva is teaching Heather something in Dari.” -Katie, English at Home AmeriCorps member From the alphabet to medical …

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A Gift for Claudine

Not only did our 2018 Secret Santas help us share gifts with all of our Bright Futures refugee youth, they enabled us to provide gifts for newly arriving families and other women, children and families served through our longer term programs like Parents as Teachers, English at Home and ongoing case management. Here is just …

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February 2019 Volunteer Spotlight: Fred Rascoe

Above: Middle school students with Fred Rascoe (back row, middle) and lead teacher Winston Persaud (back row, right) This month’s volunteer spotlight features Fred Rascoe, a librarian at Georgia Tech, who finds time to tutor new American students in New AP’s Bright Futures afterschool program. Fred says that it takes a lot of hard work …

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Free Citizenship Workshop on February 9

Are you eligible for citizenship? Come to this free citizenship workshop from 10 AM – 12 PM on February 9, 2019, for citizenship application help and legal advice! Thanks to the hosts, IRC Atlanta and Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta! For more information, see the flyer translated into several languages here.

Due to COVID-19, our services may be different than what is listed. Please contact us before coming to our office.

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