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  • Illuminating Human Rights: Afghanistan

    Illuminating Human Rights Podcast#11: Afghanistan Host & Director: Michelle Lee We are excited to share the first episode of Illuminating Human Rights, a podcast in association with the Luminus Network for New Americans that highlights the stories of refugees and immigrants and seeks to change the narrative around immigration.


  • Mario Gorjon and Green Angels Landscaping

    “The success of our company goes to hard work, determination, and the belief that whatever can be believed can be achieved.” Growing up on a farm in Acapulco among five children, Mario Gorjon was responsible for milking the cows and feeding the horses. From an early,…


  • Shakera Rahimi and the Afghan Alliance of Maryland

    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…