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The Global Center for Refugee Education and Science (GCRES) is devoted to breaking down barriers to integration for refugees through intensive language training
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GCRES Dec 5
Because of your support, amazing women like Seema get to attend school for the first time in their lives. What a gift!
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GCRES Dec 4
Looking for companies who make a difference in our communities? Look no further. Saturday's Breaking Bread and Barriers dinner is made possible by these sponsors. Thank you!!
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GCRES Nov 30
CLASS FIELD TRIP!!! 🚌 Some of our students lacked winter coats for themselves and their children, so today we went shopping (WGB). Thank you WGB for providing transportation and tons of clothing for our students and their families. ❤️
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GCRES Nov 29
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GCRES Nov 29
Thank you to all of our amazing panelists for the past few months’ events, to everyone that attended, to our partners for making it happen, and especially to for giving a home to the series!
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GCRES Nov 29
David of : you can help in a bunch of ways- matters! . Also, . If you have a , we need you!
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GCRES Nov 29
Daniel from : make a connection. It’s one thing about things, it’s another to . . .
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GCRES Nov 29
: if you think something is , make it part of your . Match your with your .
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GCRES Nov 29
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GCRES Nov 29
: has , where someone will talk about the value of their new as a part if their . Check it out!
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GCRES Nov 29
David of : our get mad when we don’t have class. We definitely don’t have any challenges in motivation to learn English. They show up to class in flip-flops in snowstorms. The challenges we face are , motivation to start .
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GCRES Nov 29
Daniel : working with organizations that provide paid or unpaid provides them and .
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GCRES Nov 29
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Daniel of Alexandria’s Workforce Development says is the best partner they’ve worked with!
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GCRES Nov 29
: in 2016, 28% of the population of were foreign-born. Immigrants are the drive of the city.
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GCRES Nov 29
: working with refugees specifically are unique. and funding pose barriers, often due to reasons.
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GCRES Nov 29
: on creating refugee solutions, “We asked experts for their partnerships: , . We were leaning in with our , but we also know it takes a head and a hand.”
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GCRES Nov 29
: “Everyone loves . I was a , in and . Having someone connect me in these foreign lands was to my .” were the connection to the at .
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GCRES Nov 29
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We knew learning a language needs more attention. We did our research and put together an and .
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GCRES Nov 29
Replying to @GCRES_org
It took us about a year to figure out what we could do. We built a . Our : In Europe, a refugee can get about 4 hours of training a week. In the US, it was 6 hours.
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GCRES Nov 29
Dr. Combs : a couple years ago, our son took his first wobbly steps- it was an amazing moment. 15 minutes later, a terrible image came up on the news: a photo of another young boy, . It was devastating. We knew we had to do something.
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