This academy focused on creating more opportunities for migrant and refugee alums and New American leaders by enhancing their leadership skills through experience. Delegate Wilmot Collins (MT) was the keynote speaker of the event. Delegate Omar Bah (RI), thanked the organizing committee, “Under the limited LIRS funding, this cohort has made a significant progress in developing our grassroots efforts in the surrounding areas. These leaders will make significant impact through their projects activities in the lives of others and bring positive change in their communities,” said Omar.
- Delegate Beni De Dieu Luzau (MD) attended a conference organized by the Canadian Council for Refugees & the Center for Refugee Studies of York University in Toronto, Ontario.
- Delegate George Tarr (NY) presented his journey in film at the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs.