Volunteer Perspective

Volunteer Perspective

All Change (yet no change) for the UK

Queen Elizabeth's passing has brought a renewed love of Paddington Bear, who for many charities, has become a powerful image for refugees. Mugs and t-shirts with pictures of Paddington and stating ‘Migration is not a Crime’ can be seen. And who can argue with a cute bear?

October 24, 2022

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Inviting others to help write a story of success

I quickly realized that in order for my friend Jahan to re-establish her upended art career, she would need some help from a local artist. Enter Ann Marie Coolick, an artist from Arlington, Virginia.

October 24, 2022

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Casa Alitas Welcomes All

Tucson, and other cities, do so much more when they connect with charities such as Catholic Community Services’ Casa Alitas program. Everywhere you look you can see artwork that brightens the place and further welcomes people. And economically it helps both the city and its citizens.

October 11, 2022

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Friendship Equals Safety

Friendship is what really matters when someone is far from the home that they know and love.

October 11, 2022

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Integrating students with learning, language, and love

A teacher in an inner city school describes how her school helps with the integration of students from all over the world.

September 7, 2022

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A glimpse at Back to School for newcomers

In these “Back to School” days, it is important to note that education is a vital step in self-actuation. Helping schools recognize best practices in supporting ESL is the basis of building communities full of strong and capable citizens with skills that will provide societal dividends.

August 30, 2022

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Focus on Friendship

There really is something that everyone can do. Whether you just have time to donate a hygiene item, or you have an hour to drive a family to school, or you have 3 hours to do activities for children, there is something all of us can do to lift and love our new neighbors.

August 11, 2022

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Phoenix 2022 World Refugee Day Events

Refugee work takes patience sometimes. Arizona hung on and had a successful World Refugee Day and looks forward to other changes.

July 30, 2022

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2019 World Refugee Day Celebrations, Washington D.C.

On June 20, 2019 representatives from our TSOS-D.C. team celebrated World Refugee Day at the Sunset Run for Refugees, walking the 2-mile route from George Washington University to Lincoln Memorial.

June 20, 2019

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The Mosaic of Our Future

"Their world was shattered, and the pieces are being sprinkled like some new mosaic across ours. It is up to each one of us to determine what our new shared world picture will look like.... Whatever we decide, their future is our future. Their story is our story."

April 30, 2018
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