Washington, D.C. (May 13, 2014) — In the midst of a Washington, DC celebration that included a speech by the Vice President, Congressional leaders, a TV actor, and a panel of AAPI leaders over many decades, it was really Asian American youth beat boxers, poets, and artists who stole the show!! UC Berkeley student Maxie Moua wore a traditional Hmong cultural costume, and shared poetry she’d created last year as a high schooler in the Central Valley town of Fresno, Calif., to chronicle her family’s coming to America and describe their challenges faced as refugees. Her writing was a part of a 16 month commitment of students and teachers of the Art Venture Project of McLane High School in Fresno. Read more.
Refugee and Immigration Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is among the signers of a letter from 850+ national, state, and local non-profit…Read more >
For those in the DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DMV) area, we invite you to show your support for Refugees and Immigrants by signing up…Read more >
Shaymaa and her family are two time refugees, from Iraq to Syria and from Syria to the United States. They are now rebuilding their lives…Read more >
For updates on Immigrant and Farm Worker rights check out the August RIM Wrap. Included in this newsletter are the following: – Community Navigators Training…Read more >