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OurBRIDGE: Empowering Refugee And Immigrant Children In Charlotte

hildren from war-torn, economically and environmentally disadvantaged countries find comfort at ourBRIDGE, a non-profit after-school program in Plaza Midwood. Sil Ganzo, native Argentinean and founder of ourBRIDGE, said children can “embrace who they are, be confident, improve their self-esteem, and have help with English, and their homework.” 239 more words

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via Daily Prompt: Commit

When we see the word commit we might think of marriage and the expectation of fidelity, that when you make your vows you will keep them. 119 more words


81-Year-Old Man Working Towards Earning His High School Diploma

Abdel-Qader Abu Ajameyah is 81-years-old, a Palestinian retiree with fourteen children and thirty-six grandchildren. At an age when most men begin to rest on their laurels, he is hard at work—at a school desk. 280 more words


The Refugee Burden That Will Not Go Away (World Refugee Day in DC 2017)

In October of last year, I made a promise

My burden for the suffering in and around the war-torn country of Syria and its refugee crisis had hit a breaking point. 2,243 more words


South Sudan

I was surprised to learn that South Sudan surpassed Syria to become the fastest growing humanitarian crisis in the world (source: NPR). Little that I know about South Sudan, glad I found this… 164 more words