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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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Vets for American Ideals Sep 21
ACTION ALERT: Many veterans of can point to a time when a local ally provided mission critical support or even saved their life. Join us in the fight to urge Congress: .
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GCRES Sep 20
Amazing talk tonight!
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GCRES Sep 20
That wraps up our second Refugee Crisis Speaker Event! Make sure to check out , , , , and for solutions and ideas of what you can do to help!
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GCRES Sep 20
: “We need to think creatively about refugees working. Putting someone in a decent paying , that’s supporting a whole .”
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GCRES Sep 20
Manyang : “People have to know that when you leave your , you don’t leave your or your thinking there. You carry your with you.”
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GCRES Sep 20
Lual : “Peace is something that is built over time.” Make sure you check out and play his game at on Sept 29th in Silver Spring, MD!
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GCRES Sep 20
: “There’s been a rise of in . People have always said if you don’t crack down on , the populists are going to win. But now, we see the far right still in power. It’s just getting worse.”
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GCRES Sep 20
Manyang’s number 1 piece of for refugees: “Learn !” Good thing we have GCRES :)!
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GCRES Sep 20
Manyang : “You get these people that are brilliant in these . can only give 1% scholarships... that’s why 734 raises money to provide to people in these camps.”
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GCRES Sep 20
Lual : “A lot of people think have no skills, but they just need an .”
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GCRES Sep 20
Izza Leghtas : “ is so important... Europe needs workers. Issuing and study visas so that [resettlement] is done in a way that is orderly and , and that less people are losing their lives.”
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GCRES Sep 20
Lual’s mother spent 3 years saving money to get him a , where he received backlash from his teachers. He began to train himself and now he is the founder and of , building peace through video, board, and mobile games.
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GCRES Sep 20
Lual : “Being a refugee is not a choice.”
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GCRES Sep 20
Our inspiring panel tonight
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GCRES Sep 20
Manyang Reath Kher : “It took me 5 years to get to the US. 7 interviews, 3 medical checks... it’s very difficult, all these things you face. When you come here, it’s going to be difficult too: all the things when you move to a new country.”
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GCRES Sep 20
Izza : “For and girls in , across the board there is . One official in Italy said he doesn’t know whether to say ‘all women’ or ‘almost all women’, which should give you an idea of the magnitude of the problem.”
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GCRES Sep 20
Lual Mayen, former and founder of , grew up playing a little game called GTA Vice City - a violent video game that was very popular. He realized can be a tool for , and is reaching people through this popular
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GCRES Sep 20
Izza Leghtas : What’s happening now- even the rescue efforts to save people, there’s been a crackdown. There’s a lot of hostility in the EU, where saving people from drowning isn’t even an obvious thing anymore.
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GCRES Sep 20
Tonight, we’re going to talk about what it means to go from “Africa to the West”.
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GCRES Sep 20
We’re starting our second event at ! Let’s talk Africa.
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