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Archives for June 2012

A Toolkit for Healing the Wounds of Violence

A Toolkit for Healing the Wounds of Violence

Download the Toolkit Information Guide.

Watch the webinar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mn6XmYpnIG8

Raising Awareness of the Refugee Experience

When we think about trauma, it’s difficult to imagine the scope of what Pittsburgh’s refugee community has been through. These individuals and families have fled their homes from fear of persecution, imprisonment or death simply because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. Many have faced unspeakable and unimaginable acts of torture and trauma. Some enter the United States with little or no education or English, and some have spent their entire lives in refugee camps. Our refugees’ stories can truly make us feel grateful for our freedoms.

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American Red Cross Restores Connection between Siblings Separated by War in Liberia

by Janet McGuire

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 — ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA — The chaos and confusion that accompany war and disaster can separate families when they need each other most. When this happens, the Red Cross joins the search across international borders, offering a unique service to help families reconnect.

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