March 9, 2022
In August of 2021, the Afghan government collapsed after the Taliban took control of Kabul, following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country. Since that time, over 80,000 Afghans have been evacuated. For Shakera Rahimi, an Afghan refugee who came to the United States in 2014, this was a…
January 18, 2022
“I just hope that one day I will be in a position where I am able to give back and help support my community” Beruktawit tutoring her classmate in math. When she first came to the United States, Beruktawit Gebreamlak struggled with the language barrier and culture shock.
September 13, 2021
“Innovation is happening every single day in communities across Baltimore because folks survive on innovation. I think we have a responsibility to shine a light on those types of innovations and also give them the resources to allow them to thrive even further.” Jay Nwachu President and CEO,…
August 9, 2021
“We are all Americans, we are all Marylanders, we are all human beings. And when we put our knowledge and experiences and brightness together, we can thrive even more.” When she first came to the United States, Alexandra Kim struggled to navigate a new life in…