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  • Luminus Announces New Core Values

    Board of Directors Endorses Core Values We are thrilled to announce that our Board of Directors has approved this statement of our Core Values. These values will guide our work in the future and inform every operational and strategic decision that we make. This is who we are, these are…


  • Training for the Race 4 the World

    Looking for the perfect spot to train for the Race 4 the World 2024? Here are three choices: Centennial Lake Loop Trail With its scenic views and well-maintained paths, this 2.4-mile loop is ideal for building up your endurance and getting race-ready. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just…


  • A Call for Compassion on Refugee Day: Understanding Refugees and Asylum Seekers

    Every year, June 20th marks Refugee Day—a poignant reminder of the millions around the world forced to flee their homes due to conflict, persecution, or disaster. At Luminus Network, we believe in the power of empathy and understanding, especially towards refugees and asylum seekers who have endured…


  • Maryland’s Immigration Court Crisis

    Underrepresentation of Immigrants   Syracuse University‘s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) released a report revealing a severe crisis in the immigration system, including Maryland’s, underscoring a significant decline in representation rates for immigrants facing removal proceedings. This alarming trend highlights the urgent need for more immigration attorneys…


  • Celebrating 12 Years of DACA

    This week marks the 12th anniversary of DACA! Since its inception, DACA has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth, granting them the opportunity to live, work, and thrive in the United States. These “Dreamers” have become integral members of our communities, contributing as students, professionals, and…


  • Luminus honors Pride month

    This Pride Month, we wish to raise awareness of the global plight of some of our LGBTQIA+ neighbors and friends. Rainbow Railroad reports that in more than 60 nations globally, “same-sex intimacy remains criminalized, leaving countless lives in jeopardy.” The Williams Institute at UCLA’s School of Law clarifies,…


  • Asylum Seeking is a Human Right

    “Home” by Warsan Shire “no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well … no one leaves home until home is a sweaty voice in your…


  • Honoring Caribbean American Heritage Month

    June marks the annual celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to honoring the rich and diverse contributions of Caribbean Americans to the United States. This celebration highlights the vibrant cultures, histories, and achievements of people from the Caribbean islands who have significantly influenced American society. A Rich…


  • Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month with stories of strength and resilience

    June marks Immigrant Heritage Month, a time to honor the diverse cultures, rich traditions, and invaluable contributions of immigrants in our communities. At Luminus Network for New Americans, our mission is to empower and support immigrants, refugees, and asylees as they build new lives in the United States. We believe…


  • Thank You to Long Reach High’s Lightning Leaders

    Thank you! Heartfelt gratitude to the student leaders at Long Reach High School for their generosity and community spirit. For the second year in a row, Luminus was grateful to receive a significant donation from the Lightning Leaders.    …