Reaching Toward Hope and a Future: Images from the Lives of Refugees as They Journey Towards a Better Life
Come and learn from professional resettlement agencies and other organizations that assist in the refugee resettlement process.
Hear stories from resettled families who are now home in Virginia. Hands on seminars will include exposure to a multitude of opportunities for your local church.
A day long seminar about how congregations throughout Virginia can get involved in support of refugees and immigrants. Sponsor organizations include: the BGAV, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Richmond's First Baptist Church, and ReEstablish Richmond.
$25 Per congregation. Link here to register.
Providing resources and information about jobs, local business, housing, healthcare, immigration, faith communities, education, community mentors, money management.
Fun for the entire family! There will be a kid area with face painting, games, an outdoor soccer tournament, and a rock climbing wall. Delicious food and great music for all.
What do Kenya and Jordan have in common with the U.S. Civil War? Present-day refugee camps share important similarities with Civil War contraband camps. Discover how men, women, and children who fled from slavery to contraband camps influenced emancipation, the progress of the war, and the redefinition of U.S. citizenship.
Chandra M. Manning, Ph.D., Georgetown University
Church World Service & ReEstablish Richmond
$10, $8 for members.