Dying to Live: Stories from Refugees on the Road to Freedom
I wouldn’t leave my country if I were not desperate. I had my life and I had everything. But I didn’t feel safe anymore. I was about to lose my life. You need to hear that; you need to listen to that voice.
JRS seeks to accompany, serve, and advocate the cause of refugees and other forcibly displaced people, that they may heal, learn, and determine their own future.
Reconciliation In a spirit of welcome and hospitality, JRS works to create a communal expression of social cohesion and acceptance of refugees within society.
Education JRS delivers quality education that fosters agency among forcibly displaced people, focused through the Global Education Initiative.
Livelihoods JRS provides innovative programs and opportunities focused on empowerment, self-reliance, and sustainability.
USA: International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking February 6, 2020
USA: JRS/USA Opposes Expansion of Travel Ban January 31, 2020
South Africa: The Impact of Health Care Services on Those in Exile January 13, 2020
JRS/USA has been awarded the 2019 GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency.