Interfaith Advocates Rally Finance World For Refugees


New York Synagogue Spreads Welcome on Thanksgiving
Manhattan Synagogue Spreads Welcome on Thanksgiving Early Sunday morning, Charlie Blank and Jenn Corker set off to meet a family of Afghan refugees. A halal turkey sat in a cooler on the back seat. Together, they went to the supermarket to stock up on Thanksgiving essentials.
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How We Move Forward Together For Refugees
How We Move Forward Together For Refugees It’s going to take all of us, working harder than ever, to make sure refugees still feel welcome in this country. It is up to us to ensure that the U.S. remains a place where families fleeing war and persecution can find safety and dignity.
Read our post-election thoughts here.

Former Refugees, Now Voters, Embrace Democracy
Former Refugees, Now Voters, Embrace Democracy “We became refugees in the first place because there was no democratic process, no freedom. So how can you stay in your house and say your vote doesn’t count?”
Read their story.

Interfaith Advocates Rally Finance World For Refugees
Interfaith Advocates Rally Finance World For Refugees As the child and grandchild of refugees, Hussein Allidina and Greg Sharenow founded the Interfaith Refugee Project to engage their peers in the financial industry, raising funds from donors and corporate foundations in support of refugees.
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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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