Thought Leadership

Making Progress Towards a Welcoming Georgia

This month’s Thought Leader is written by Darlene C. Lynch, Esq. Darlene is an experienced human rights advocate and lawyer. In her role as Head of External Relations for The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) in Georgia, she advocates for the rights of refugees and immigrants in the state, including the great number who …

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The Pandemic Comes to Clarkston

This month’s thought leader piece is written by Dr. Gulshan Harjee, a Founder of the Clarkston Community Health Clinic. In 1979, Tanzanian-born Gulshan Harjee turned her dreams into a reality by immigrating to America and attending medical school. Years later, she sold her thriving primary care practice to better serve marginalized and immigrant communities with …

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Why We Vote

For this month’s Thought Leader piece, we are sharing the words from many New AP staff, volunteers, clients and friends on why they are voting this year, what will be on their minds when they vote, and why it is important to them. Our reasons may be different, but we all have this in common- …

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The Power of a Citizen’s Voice

This month’s Thought Leader piece is written by Khadija Barati, a new United States Citizen. Originally from Afghanistan, Khadija and her two daughters resettled in Atlanta through the Special Immigrant Visa program in 2014. Khadija previously served with the United States Military in Afghanistan prior to fleeing the country for her and her family’s safety. …

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Reflections on a Year of AmeriCorps Service

We absolutely love working with cohorts of AmeriCorps Members at New American Pathways each year. This year’s cohort has been tremendous and we are immensely grateful for all they have done to support the clients we all serve together. For this month’s Thought Leader Piece, we asked the outgoing cohort of members to share reflections …

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The Path to Community Leadership

I was born in Ethiopia to an Ethiopian mother and Eritrean father. Growing up in a refugee camp as a child was very difficult. I didn’t really have a childhood. I had to mature at a very early age. When I turned 10 years old, my family and I resettled to Georgia’s Clarkston community. When I first came, it was really hard for me to adjust to society and my new community.

The Role of New Americans in Upcoming Elections

As an immigrant from Colombia who became a naturalized citizen a couple of years ago, I believe that civic engagement is the best way to give back to this country and make the voice of our community heard. This is the reason why I am very passionate in my civic engagement work, specifically voter outreach. As a naturalized citizen, I believe it is my duty and the duty of other naturalized citizens to vote.

A Virtual Mission

This month’s thought leader piece is written by Annika Lowgren. Annika serves as the Executive Office Manager for New American Pathways, where she has managed operations for almost 5 years. Annika graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs with a concentration on Philosophy of Technology. During her academic pursuits, …

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