New York: George Tarr

State: New York

City of Residence: Staten Island, New York

Country of origin: Liberia

Arrival in the U.S.: 1999

Mr. George Tarr and his family were forced to flee Liberia in 1998 during the brutal civil war where they were at risk of being targeted because of his grandfather’s work as a government official. In 1999 he was resettled to Staten Island, New York, where he currently lives and attends college. Mr. Tarr is passionate about working to assist other people who are facing overwhelming challenges. He has been …

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