Lutheran Social Services of Michigan

Refugee resettlement: A long story made short


Submitted 05-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

According to the UNHCR’s 2011 statistics, the estimated total number of refugees around the world is 15,600,000. According to the US bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, since 1975, the US has welcomed over 3 million refugees from all...

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Chin Community of Grand Rapids invites local residents to share in their culture

by (Vossj)

Submitted 02-21-2013 under NEWS

The Chin Community of Grand Rapids will host the third annual National Chin Day Celebration this coming Saturday, February 23, at East Kentwood High School Auditorium (6230 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Kentwood). The event is free and will run from 1:30-5:00 p...

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The rain did not come: Local Somali refugees talk about the Somali drought crisis


Submitted 07-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

It is impossible to escape the reports: headlines, tickers and network news bring a steady stream of stories of unfathomable numbers of suffering people and images of emaciated bodies. Recent figures show that some 10 million people or more have...

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