One time refugee, Jamal Abdullahi moves closer to his dream. Jamal was born in Ethiopia and was raised on a farm. His job was to protect his family’s crops from nearby animals. The nearest school was beyond walking distance and he had to work during the day so it was impossible to attend. At 12 ... Read more
Join us in celebrating the beauty of culture and support our efforts to help refugees build successful new lives in the United States. Browse; learn; admire; bid; buy; give! The RCO Auction starts Friday, December 1st, and ends on Tuesday, December 5th at 12 PST. The RCO Auction is the our annual fundraising event. It ... Read more
Newcomer students face many cultural adjustments and this can be overwhelming and challenging. How can I help refugee students adjust to American culture? Watch these three high school students speak about their experiences in US schools. What can educators do to help their students adjust and thrive in US schools? 1) Acknowledge mistakes Juma shares his ... Read more
Welcome Refugees to Your Community
As a community member you can help welcome refugees to your community.
After two years of working as a full-time Physician, Syrian Immigrant Doctor is halfway from obtaining an MBA degree. Dr. Alaa Al Nofal is a pediatric endocrinologist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Specialties: Pediatrics – Endocrinology Dr. Al Nofal was born in Damascus, Syria. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus. In the year of ... Read more