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Sarah Wayne Callies: A chance to renew ourselves

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A Christmas welcome in Wichita

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“Life is good here”: Catching up with Ismail and Safirah in Salt Lake City

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A garden grows in the Bronx

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Gifts That Change Lives

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Gifts That Change Lives
Date: 
December 6, 2012
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New York Times
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For $52 you can buy your uncle something more meaningful than a necktie: send an Afghan girl to school for a year in his name, through the International Rescue Committee (rescue.org). 

Don't let foreign aid fall off the fiscal cliff

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Don't let foreign aid fall off the fiscal cliff
Date: 
December 3, 2012
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The Hill
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With the presidential election behind us, attention has turned to the impending “fiscal cliff”. By New Year’s Day, the Obama Administration and Congress must identify $1.2 trillion in savings between spending cuts, revenue increases and entitlement reform. Otherwise, most federal programs will be cut by a staggering 8.2 percent.

Salt Lake City looks at funding ‘incubator kitchen’ for immigrant chefs

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Salt Lake City looks at funding ‘incubator kitchen’ for immigrant chefs
Date: 
December 2, 2012
Source: 
The Salt Lake Tribune
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Global Kitchen Alliance readies newcomers for business, American-style.

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Video: Tutoring refugee children in San Diego

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Refugees Celebrate Their First Thanksgiving in Oakland

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Refugees Celebrate Their First Thanksgiving in Oakland
Date: 
November 29, 2012
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KQED
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Do you remember your first Thanksgiving?  For many newly arrived refugees, their first one just took place, at what’s become an annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition in Oakland.

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