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Welcome shirts

  Buy a shirt to tell refugees and immigrants they are Welcome We want to share the message Welcome #ThisIsYourHomeToo with all refugees and immigrants. You can too, by purchasing a shirt from our Welcoming Campaign. Shirts and tanks cost $24. Kids shirts are also available for $15. World Refugee Day is June 20th Send ... Read more

Supporting students affected by childhood trauma

  Many teachers have students in their classrooms who have lived through childhood trauma but they might not receive training on how best to support them. One teacher shares what she has learned through her own experiences. According to the Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders, trauma can be defined as “a psychological, ... Read more

Refugee Coffee is changing lives

Refugee Coffee changes live of refugees by offering them a job and comprehensive training programs. It also gives the residents of Clarkston, Georgia the chance to meet their new neighbors.  According to a recent survey, more Americans than ever drink coffee. In fact, 64 percent of the country drinks at least a cup a day. ... Read more
Refugees shaking hands

Welcome Refugees to Your Community

As a community member you can help welcome refugees to your community.

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Lupita Nyong’o is crushing barriers

Lupita Nyong’o is not just an award-winning actress. She is the first black African woman to win an Oscar and an inspiration to thousands of women worldwide. By now the name Lupita Nyong’o is known worldwide. She’s not just a talented actress. She was also named “Most Beautiful Person” by People Magazine in 2014. Along ... Read more

The challenges and opportunities of a multilingual classroom

Our largest Educating Refugee and Immigrant Students (ERIS) cohort to date just completed its course. The challenges and opportunities of a multilingual classroom was an often-visited topic. Read about the benefits of being multilingual and how teachers enhance multilingual learning.  One of the largest takeaways reported from the ERIS winter 2019 participants has been the ... Read more