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2016 Recipient – Yunsu

Yunsu Kang may be young, but her efforts are mighty. At the age of 15 she started a cultural diversity club at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School. This club plans school wide awareness-building initiatives that foster welcoming, caring, and inclusive communities. Through her leadership position Yunsu has mobilized many students to volunteer at numerous community […]

2016 Recipient – Grace

Locally, our community was able to band together to support refugee resettlement.  Grace Community Church was involved in all aspects of supporting a refugee family resettle. Their work began with fundraising events like a bike rally and benefit concert. This pre-arrival work helped build awareness in the community to prepare to accept a refugee family.  […]

2016 Recipient – Karen

Karen Palmer has been dedicated to supporting refugee resettlement efforts in the community. She worked tirelessly to support the family as they overcame challenges that arose in this major life transition. And if her dedication to this cause isn’t enough, she has also been volunteering weekly to support other newcomers in the community in one […]