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Refugee Services was recently the subject of a feature article in the Star Tribune chronicling the resettlement of a Somali family.Click here to read the article.
From October 2015 through September 2016, we welcomed 459 refugees. We welcomed 27 new arrivals in December and are expecting 14 arrivals so far in January.
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The holiday season is upon us, that frenzied time of feasting on traditional foods, spending time with loved ones, and, of course, shopping for gifts. But the spirit of giving is sometimes tempered by a spirit of dread and exhaustion while navigating crowded malls and trying to make emotional sense of the consumer side of these blessed days. This year, MCC Refugee Services is happy to be able help you out a bit! Our recently self-published book, This Much I Can Tell You: Stories of Courage and Hope from Refugees in Minnesota, is available for purchase online or in person. This Much I Can Tell You features 18 first-hand accounts of refugee journeys from nine different countries and includes helpful introductions for each section. With this gift, you’ll be able to share your interest in refugees with friends and family and benefit refugees in our community through the work of … Continue reading