Refugee Stories; California

ABC 7; SYRIAN REFUGEE TALKS ABOUT MOVING TO BAY AREA

ABC 7; 2 SYRIAN FAMILIES WELCOMED INTO POMONA VALLEY COMMUNITY

ABC 10; Sacramento, a safe haven for refugees

ABC 30; LOCAL RELIGIOUS LEADERS GATHER TO PRAY FOR PARIS ATTACKS VICTIMS

ABC 30; Some Syrian Refugees now calling Fresno Home and Fresno unified is learning how to best teach them

CBS 8; San Diegan goes to see crisis for himself

Examiner; Interfaith Thanksgiving Day Services Scheduled Throughout Santa Clara County

The Fresno Bee; Fresnans of various faiths join together to pray for peace

Fresno Bee; As new Syrian refugees adapt to life in Fresno, more could be on the way

Inland Monitor; Refugees who fled ISIS thankful on most American holidays

IRC Refugee Welcoming Dinner; Photo Gallery

KCRA; Elk Grove makes history: Meet America’s first Hmong mayor

KPBS; First Person: A San Diego Family Celebrates First Thanksgiving As American Citizens

La Opinion; There is Room on the Table for Refugees

Latin Times; Latino Immigrant Groups Support Syrian Refugees At Pro-DAPA, DACA Rallies

Los Angeles Times; Inside the Syrian refugee vote: California representatives explain what shaped their votes

Los Angeles Times; L.A. art collector vows to cut off funds to Democrats who voted for Syrian refugee bill

The Modesto Bee; Breaking bread, breaking down walls at Interfaith dinner

The Modesto Bee; Thomas E. Gough: We must not turn our backs on refugees a second time

NBC Los Angeles; Yazidi Refugees Grateful This Thanksgiving for Escaping ISIS

The Oakland Press; Organizations helping Syrian refugees find homes, work in Oakland County

The Press Democrat; Sonoma County refugees share journeys of hope

The Press Enterprise; SYRIAN REFUGEES: Inland faith leaders say it’s their duty to help

The Press Enterprise; Church threatened for supporting refugees hosts interfaith Thanksgiving meal for needy

Press Telegram; Turning our backs on Syrian refugees isn’t what America is about: Ricardo Lara

The Sacramento Bee; Refugees have the same dreams as the rest of us

San Diego State University; Building Bridges to Diversity

San Francisco Chronicle; Born a refugee, Afghan immigrant blazes trail in US politics

San Francisco Gate; Bishop: Welcome those seeking asylum from Syria

San Francisco Examiner; Stories of Refugees, Part IV: Out of Syria

 

Montclair Presbyterian – Oakland

Interfaith Harvest Dinner

International Rescue Committee – Oakland

Welcome Dinner

 

Refugee Resettlement Organizations

East African Community Of Orange County

World Relief Garden Grove

International Rescue Committee

International Institute Of Los Angeles

Interfaith Refugee & Immigration Service

African Community Resource Center

JFS Immigration And Resettlement Program

Jewish Family Service Of Silicon Valley

World Relief Modesto

International Rescue Committee

Catholic Charities

Opening Doors, Inc.

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services

Alliance For African Assistance

Jewish Family Service Of San Diego

Jewish Family & Children’s Services Of San Francisco

Jewish Family & Children’s Services Of East Bay