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Startling New Report Reveals 90% Reduction in Christian Refugee Resettlement from Countries with Persecution

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** July 10, 2020CONTACT: Madeline 326-3090 Paige 934-4162 Leaders of the country’s largest Christian traditions respond with alarm as World Relief and Open Doors USA release “Closed Doors” report on religious freedom impact of changes to immigration and asylum policy BALTIMORE – World Relief, a global Christian humanitarian organization that serves…

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World Relief Announces Research on Improving Agriculture, Economic and Nutrition Benefits in Partnership with MEDA and University of Michigan

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***June 18, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren CarlLauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 Findings show that households who participate in both Savings Groups and Farmer Field Schools in tandem reap greater reward BALTIMORE – World Relief, a global humanitarian organization that brings sustainable solutions to alleviate poverty and respond to disasters worldwide, released new research in partnership with Mennonite Economic Development…

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World Relief Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling Challenging Trump Administration Attempt to Terminate DACA

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***June 18, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren CarlLauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court challenged the process by which the Trump administration sought to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which since 2012 has allowed roughly 800,000 individuals who were brought to the United States as children to…

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World Relief Honors Refugees’ Resilience & Sacrifice for World Refugee Day 2020

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***June 17, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren CarlLauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – This week, World Relief is marking World Refugee Day 2020, which is annually commemorated on June 20, with a number of activities, including the launch of an online Facebook Live event called, “Creating Welcome with Story,” on Wednesday, June 17 at 4 p.m. EST. This conversation…

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World Relief Calls on Church to Rise Up for Biblical Justice in the Face of Ongoing Racism

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***June 3, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren CarlLauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – World Relief has worked for over 75 years in the U.S. and in 100 countries throughout the world to stand with vulnerable people of every background. Today, we stand grieving in the face of the effects of the racial injustices that have, for too long, plagued our own nation. Sadly, racism is not new, but we have…

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World Relief Celebrates International Women’s Day, Announces New Organizational Oversight Board Gender Ratio

This International Women’s Day, World Relief recognizes the women and girls served through various programming throughout the world and maintains that the goal of achieving “Each for Equal” doesn’t need to be a future eventuality, but today’s reality. To that end, World Relief is renewing our commitment to elevating women by announcing that we have welcomed a 75% increase in the number of women participating in our board, which is now 45% female.

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World Relief North Texas Reveals New Name, Expanded Footprint

Today, World Relief’s office in Texas announced a new name: World Relief North Texas. Formerly known as World Relief Fort Worth, the organization has had a presence in Texas for the last 40 years, welcoming and resettling refugees and providing a variety of services to asylum seekers and other immigrants. In the last nearly 20 years, 88,572 refugees have been resettled in the state, of which many have been persecuted for their faith, their service to the U.S. military abroad or for peacefully advocating for human rights.

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