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BH Fellow Fereshteh Ganjavi hosted the Refugee’s First Thanksgiving Dinner yesterday at the Southern Connecticut State University bringing to a close the university’s month-long events around social justice. Over 100 people including refugee families and their children, largely from Afghanistan, as well as university students, faculty and health professionals attended the dinner. While numerous games […]

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BH Fellow Fereshteh Ganjavi is hosting the “Refugee’s First Thanksgiving” on Monday, November 25 from 5 – 9 P.M. at the Southern Connecticut State University. Members of the refugee community will gather with volunteers, mentors, and members of the greater New Haven area for a Thanksgiving feast with a multicultural twist. The event features delicious […]

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BH Fellow Amelie Vavrovsky is working to break bureaucratic barriers and make immigration more accessible for refugees, asylum seekers, and their families. Complex forms often stand in their way as they seek protection and services in a new country. But the paperwork doesn’t end there. Next up are visa applications, employment authorizations, health insurance forms, […]

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Both refugee mothers and children in New Haven, CT participated in Blossom Hill Fellow Fereshteh Ganjavi’s second Maternal and Pediatric Health Session this fall semester. This initiative aims to bring mothers and their children together to educate families on the importance of child safety, positive parenting, nutrition, prenatal education, and other topics. This program is […]

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