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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.

English at Home Resources

Program Materials Orientation Packet ESL Training Manual Tutor Materials Literacy in Life Handbook for Volunteers Making It Real- Teaching Refugees Pre-lit Curriculum Teaching Multi-Level Classes Volunteer Log Monthly Progress Report Teaching Materials Lesson Plan Template Advanced Level Sample Lesson Plan Advanced Level Teaching Guidelines Literacy Enhancement Guide Speaking Advanced Level Speaking and Listening Practice Questions …

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New Voter Impact

Our Communications and Policy Coordinator (left, with partners from Georgia Muslim Voter Project and Asian Americans Advancing Justice) reminds you why your vote matters this year, and every year.  Over the past two years, our civic engagement team, has worked to register thousands of new American voters, help educate voters and, most importantly, help new …

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Updated: Critical Time to Call Your Senators

NOW is the time for you to tell your Senator’s office that as a constituent, you OPPOSE legislation that would stop or halt the resettlement of Syrian and/or Iraqi refugees. Call or Email: You can reach out to: Senator David Perdue at (202) 224-3521 (email: www.perdue.senate.gov/connect/email) and Senator Johnny Isakson at (202) 224-3643 (email: www.isakson.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/email-me). …

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Contact Your Senators to Support Syrian Arrivals

Contact Your Senators! Tell your Senator’s office that as a constituent, you OPPOSE legislation that would stop or halt the resettlement of Syrian refugees, or only allow Christians to be resettled. Call or Email: You can reach out to: Senator David Perdue at (202) 224-3521 (email: www.perdue.senate.gov/connect/email) and Senator Johnny Isakson at (202) 224-3643 (email: …

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