Updates from JRS/USA

Check Out the Latest News and Stories from JRS/USA

16 May, 2019

JRS has implemented a new monitoring and evaluation technique which focuses on the outcomes and impact of our services through stories of change. At a recent workshop in Lebanon, Noor, a Syrian refugee, reflected on the impact JRS’s services had on her life.

14 May, 2019

A rally was organized in Kamrieng, Cambodia, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty. Phanna, a survivor of a landmine explosion, came to share her story with the audience.

10 May, 2019

JRS staff turned their attention to strengthening the position of former refugee and local women and girls in their communities through its informal education project.

07 May, 2019

Each day is a little different for Nakio as she balances being a full-time mother, wife, teacher, and student.

06 May, 2019

As Ramadan begins, JRS calls on communities of all faiths to embrace the gift of forgiveness.

02 May, 2019

With her new skills and new sources of income, Rishna helps cover some of the household expenses for her family.

01 May, 2019

Today, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah in Hebrew, for the second year in a row, JRS/USA is pleased to announce the winners of the Lessons from Anne Essay and Video Competition: Courage, Compassion, and Hope in Refuge. Congratulations awardees!

30 Apr, 2019

With great sadness Jesuit Refugee Service/USA mourns the loss of Fr. Rick Ryscavage, SJ, former JRS/USA Executive Director, who recently passed away.

30 Apr, 2019

Meet Luisa, she’s a single mother from Venezuela who left to find a better life for her three children. She prays to be united with them one day, until then, she will continue to work and send money home to support their needs.

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