Volunteers Needed for Refugee Mentoring Program

It’s hard for those of us who haven’t lived through war to imagine the life of a refugee. What would it be like to flee your home and your country with little more than the things you can carry? Yet millions of people around the world are displaced by violence or ethnic cleansing annually. Tens of thousands are permitted to settle in the United States each year, and over the past two decades, the Pittsburgh area has welcomed several hundred refugees from places as varied as the former Yugoslavia, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, Somalia, Sudan, Iraq and Afghanistan…Read more.