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This is the story of Kentucky Refugee Ministries, a resettlement agency based in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky.
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MPI Report Examines Successes, Challenges of Refugee Integration The Migration Policy Institute (MPI), a Washington D.C.-based think-tank that analyzes policies on human migration, has produced a report on refugee resettlement that combines data sets to show overall trends in the field. This report that they …
Refugees in Lexington: Meet Nicole When Nicole Tshibangu first came to the United States, she felt lonely and isolated. Despite the ability of Kentucky Refugee Ministries to help with the physical needs of her family, she says, “there was a time when I wanted to go …
Boxes of Hope, Gift Cards Needed for New Refugee Families in Lexington July 2015 has been extremely busy for us here at Kentucky Refugee Ministries Lexington. By the end of the month we will have welcomed 42 individuals among nine different apartments that we furnish and set …
KRM Intern Perspectives: Erin W. Apartment set-up The very first experience I had at KRM was helping to set up an apartment for an incoming client. I received the list of supplies and went to the storage room to collect everything that KRM already had …
Global Gourmet Save the Date & Event Sponsorship Pledge Save the Date for September 25, 2015! Join us in celebrating Kentucky Refugee Ministries’ 25th Anniversary and 16th Annual Global Gourmet fundraising event. Invitations to follow. For those interested in partnering as event sponsors, thank you …
Balance and Momentum: A Bus Rider’s Perspective Learning how to use Lexington’s public transportation system is one of the first steps refugees can take towards self-sufficiency, and the bus system is integral to our clients’ resettlement and employment processes. When you’re new to a country, things like learning …
Experts, Service Providers, and Community Members Gather for 2015 World Refugee Day Summit in Lexington At Lexington’s second annual World Refugee Day Summit on Thursday, June 18th, more than 170 people gathered at the downtown branch of Lexington Public Library to learn about refugees and the …
A beautiful gathering celebrating resilience, strength and hope! Montage created by Fred Whittaker