Zeljka Krvavica Honored by White House, Featured in Local Press

Zeljka Krvavica Honored by White House, Featured in Local Press

Zeljka shared the story of how she became a refugee, fleeing the war in Bosnia and landing in Iowa, with the Des Moines City View. You can read the article here:

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Zeljka also went to Washington, D.C., to collect an award from President Obama. She was honored as a White House Champion of Change for World Refugees.

She also participated in sign letters and rallies in Iowa. Learn more here:

Capitol rally draws both sides of emotional refugee issue

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Iowa: Zeljka Krvavica

Iowa: Zeljka Krvavica

State: Iowa

City of Residence: Des Moines, Iowa

Country of origin: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Arrival in the U.S.: 1993

Ms. Zeljka Krvavica is a refugee from Bosnia and Herzegovina who was resettled to the United States in 1993. She currently lives in Des Moines, Iowa with her husband and works as a Refugee Specialist with the Iowa Bureau of Refugee Services. In addition to her professional work with refugees, Ms. Krvavica volunteers with CulturAll and the Iowa Refugee Alliance, and serves as a board member for the Iowa International …

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