Maneuvering Two Worlds

Through our Afghan Women’s English Language Learners (AWELL) program, we built a friendship with Sher Mohammad, his wife Nilofar, and their family. Sher Mohammad and his 13-year-old daughter were in Afghanistan visiting family during the takeover of the Taliban in August of 2021. His green card helped

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Perseverance and Prayer

After Kango Ojha fell in love with Awhich and married in the church, they learned they were expecting a child; and soon after they were informed that due to Kango’s refugee status after fleeing Ethiopia, he was given permission to move to the United States in 2015.

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Book Inspires Action

After Naomi Downer read “After the Last Border” and attended our book event with the author, Jessica Goudeau, her family was inspired by the Syrian and Karen refugee families featured in the book. “Reading these stories about the challenges they faced, leaving everything they knew behind, including

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Duo-Language Book Club Bolsters Friendship

The month before the pandemic hit, Katie met Angella. It was an interesting time to start a new friendship. But these two were up for the challenge. Katie found out that Angella speaks French, and sought asylum in the U.S. from the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Katie

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