African Refuge

Serving African Refugees, immigrants and low-income families since 2003.

African Refuge in the News:

New York Daily News, November 22 2011

"African Refuge Youth Center helps kids after school "
David Than is so engrossed in reading “Treasure Island” that he barely registers the other children tearing into snack-sized bags of popcorn and chattering while doing their homework inside the African Refuge Youth Center.  READ MORE



African Refuge in the News:




Your Anecdotal Census: Staten Island | The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC | July 6, 2010

International Symposium on Liberia Set | Staten Island Advance | June 17, 2010

New Partnership Pushes Health-Care Know-How | SILive | January 13, 2010



Trauma Trumped Staten Island
Columbia Spectator
April 20, 2009

African Refuge Helps Liberians
in New York
UN Radio | April 14, 2009

Liberians in New York 'Jubilant' at Expulsion Reprieve
New York Times | March 21, 2009

Former Liberian Refugee Seeks to Help Others Adjust to Life in U.S. | UNHCR | March 11, 2009

'Medicine Man' Lifts Up a Community (Part 1) | NBC Nightly News | January 30, 2009

'Medicine Man' Lifts Up a Community (Part 2) | NBC Nightly News | January 30, 2009

Celebrate History - Past and Present | Staten Island Live | January 15, 2009


2008 - 2003

Staten Island Group Helps Victims of African Conflicts Heal
NY Daily News | November 14, 2008

On Staten Island, Community Unites with Goal of Making Life Better | Staten Island Live | October 9, 2008

Liberian Refugee Recalls Bloody Civil War | NPR | October 4, 2007

The Child Soldiers of Staten Island | Mother Jones | June 30, 2007

Liberian Asylum-Seeker Keeps Memory of Victims Alive
The Columbia Journalist
December 11, 2006

World Refugee Day
CNN | June 20, 2006

On the Eve of President Bush's First Trip to Africa, Democracy Now! Looks at Two Flashpoints - Liberia & Congo | June 30, 2003

African Refuge News

African Refuge featured this november 2011 in the New York Daily News with title "HELP NYC: Staten Island's African Refuge Center bridges the gap for immigrant kids"


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