New Americans

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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The Power of the Vote

September 2022 Thought Leader

After residing for four consecutive years in the United States, I’ve learned the structure of the government, political parties, and most importantly the drastic impact of voting in the election process when it comes to having your thoughts, values, and vision represented. Citizenship plays a crucial role here, otherwise, you are deprived of this ultra-unique …

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Afghanistan: One Year Later

This month marks one year since the fall of Afghanistan. Twelve months ago, thousands of Afghans were thrust into an impossible situation, rushing to evacuate their country in a moment of complete chaos. Many had to leave family and friends behind to relocate to safety in the United States.  They initially lived in tents on …

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After School Program Creates Soccer Club

By: Mirwais Jalalzai “It is my dream of being a professional soccer player one day,” Mohmad said. He is one of the students in New American Pathways’ after school program. All of the club’s players want to be professionals like Leo Messi of Argentine and Cristiano Ronaldo who plays for Manchester United. They’re so excited …

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Making Positive Change Through Storytelling

This month’s Thought Leader article is written by Ikhlas Mohammed. Ikhlas is a Senior Youth Coordinator at New American Pathways and came to the US as a refugee in 2018. For World Refugee Day and as part of our Refuge-JOY series on creative expression, she is sharing her story and how her creative writing has …

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