Creating abundant life and flourishing communities grows with meaningful, mutual friendships. It was this desire to connect with Refugees and see them thrive that created Friends of Refugees in 1995. Even in the midst of our programming to equip New Americans, we never want to lose sight of human connection.  It’s one of the reasons […]

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A place to gather is so important for New Americans. Hospitality is of high importance to so many of the cultures represented in Clarkston. Many of our programs need more space to grow as well. That’s why we’re so thrilled to have a Hospitality House to offer to the community now! We’ve been in the […]

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Friends of Refugees has been around for  more than 20 years. In that time, we’ve seen lots of changes in the ways Refugees are treated and spoken about at the national level. Yet even after years of experience, we’re preparing for one of the most dramatic changes to Refugee policy we’ve ever seen! It all […]

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