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Ukraine Webinar

On June 13 New AP held an informational webinar about the status of Ukrainian parolees, the role of New American Pathways, and how you can help. https://youtu.be/-kQOoH44jz8?t=81 Many topics were covered including the cost of resettlement and what core services are available to parolees. Core services are the services that refugee resettlement agencies are required …

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Family Empowerment at New AP

Inés Rodriguez joined New AP in February as the Family Empowerment Department Manager. The concept of family empowerment can mean different things to different regions of the world. At New AP, the Family Empowerment team provides early intervention, family violence prevention, and targeted women’s career development support. Together, Inés and her team are helping new …

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Volunteer Spotlight – Cindy Zeldin

We are excited to feature Cindy Zeldin for this month’s volunteer spotlight. Cindy is passionate about volunteering. That’s why when she moved to Atlanta five years ago she joined The Temple, a Reform Jewish congregation in Atlanta dedicated to social justice. Since then, she has dedicated herself to serving others in many ways, including presenting numerous …

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Volunteering Is Evolving

This month’s thought leader piece is written by Baindu Akinrotiba. Baindu is a two-time AmeriCorps alum, with one year of service being completed at New American Pathways. She received her master’s in social work with a focus on international social work, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Baindu now serves as the New American Pathways Community Partnerships Coordinator …

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An Afghan Woman Cannot Take Anything for Granted

This month’s thought leader piece features Dr. Hogai G. Nassery and her thoughts on the crisis in Afghanistan. Dr. Hogai is a family physician and the co-founder of the Afghan American Alliance of Georgia. Her family immigrated to the United States in 1973, after a coup d’etat in Afghanistan. Her parents sponsored numerous Afghan families …

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Creating Change Through Artwork

For this month’s thought leader piece, Yehimi Cambrón shares her story of being a DACAmented artist, activist, public speaker, and entrepreneur in Atlanta. She immigrated to the US with her family when she was seven, leaving San Antonio Villalongín, a small town in Michoacán, México. Cambrón’s work elevates the stories of immigrants, celebrates their humanity, …

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Strengthening Georgia’s Economy by Maximizing Global Talent

For this month’s thought leader piece, Kevin Abel reflects on continuing to be an advocate for Georgia’s refugees and immigrants. Kevin Abel was a founding member of New American Pathway’s Board of Directors, serving as Vice Chair of the Board as well as chairing and serving on both the Advancement and Civic Engagement committees. He …

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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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