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Table Talk Resumes Sep 2

Beginning Thursday, September 2, we will meet on Thursday evenings at Crossroads Church to hear these stories as we honor refugee cultures.

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Panhandle Refugee Celebration 2021

Last weekend, we celebrated our second annual Panhandle Refugee Celebration. After last year’s virtual celebration, it was a joy to gather with our community in person to honor the refugees who make this city so much better!

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Walking on Stilts with the Karen

“Good afternoon everyone! I’d like to tell you a story about my childhood. I want to tell you about walking on stilts.” The interpreter looks over at me confused…

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BuzzFeed Article about Amarillo

Many of you have expressed concerns after hearing about Amarillo’s high COVID-19 numbers in the news. These spikes are due in large part to the high numbers of local immigrants working in meatpacking plants, where social distancing is nearly impossible to maintain on cramped production lines, and where language barriers make it difficult to communicate.…

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Hiring Interpreters

We have been blessed with the opportunity to hire nine interpreters to work at the health department for the next month!

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The Lion’s Share

We met with 37 Somali leaders in order to collect their thoughts and ideas regarding four primary areas of concern.

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Happy Karen New Year

While we in the USA recently celebrated the start to the year 2020, the Karen people (from Burma) are celebrating the year 2759 according to their traditional calendar.

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