James Lenton on helping young refugees get ready for school in the US - IRC Voices
Summertime is a critical time for the International Rescue Committee to make sure young refugees -- many of them newly arrived in the US -- feel welcome, safe, and ready for the upcoming school year. In this segment of IRC Voices, James Lenton, IRC youth program director in New York, explains why he's so inspired by the energy and courage these young people display as they embark on a monumental transition.
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