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Your Family is Coming: A Refugee Family’s Long Road to Reunion

By Nathan White | June 23, 2022

Every day, people leave their homes due to persecution, violence, conflict, and climate-related factors. Their journeys to safety are often marked by loss, separation, and worry for those left behind.  For ten years, Ibrahim was separated from his family. This is their story of enduring hope. It’s a beautiful example of one refugee family reunited…

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Ali’s Story: A Pharmacist Using His Skills to Give Back to Other Refugees

Ali’s Story: A Refugee Pharmacist Using His Career to Give Back to Others

By Gaby Keim | May 24, 2022

In 2010, a man named Ali AlQaisi arrived to the U.S. as a refugee from Iraq. At home in Baghdad, he had worked as a pharmacist. But when he and his family arrived to the United States, he faced the…

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5 Ways You Can Lead in Your Community

By Nathan White | May 10, 2022

Creating communities of love and welcome requires all of us. We believe that we each have a part to play and as Susan Sperry reflects in last week’s blog, we all can lead from where we are. For many of…

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You Can be a Leader

How You Can Lead from Where You Are

By chicagoland | May 5, 2022

Leadership reflection from World Relief Chicagoland Executive Director Susan Sperry. At World Relief, we regularly say that we want to create communities of love and welcome. I believe that this is an important vision. In fact, it’s a guiding idea…

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World Relief Chicagoland's expert staff are always excited to share about how we can create welcoming communities, together. Read and watch recent news coverage to see some of the ways that World Relief Chicagoland's offices in Aurora, Chicago, and DuPage County are working in the community to serve refugees and immigrants throughout the region.

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