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Children in class in Serbia

Serbia, CWS

Education is power
For ethnic Roma children – and their parents – education is key to breaking free from a lifetime of poverty. CWS is giving eager students and their families in Serbia a brighter future.

Resettlement is a chance at life
In FY 2012, CWS resettled 5,871 refugees to the United States. "Those numbers represent a chance at life for some of the world’s most vulnerable people,” said Erol Kekic, Director of the CWS Immigration and Refugee Program. “We are glad to be a part of that.”

'Fukushima Now: in the Aftermath of Nuclear Disaster'
Japan’s March 2011 earthquake and tsunami also brought nuclear disaster. Our new video highlights efforts to minimize radiation exposure, the remaining dangers and the ongoing needs of Fukushima families.

CWS announces first annual John Backer Award honorees
On October 25, CWS will honor the late John Backer and present the award he inspired to broadcaster Tony Hernandez and immigrant rights’ advocate Myrna Orozco.

Late-summer storms bring the burden of rebuilding
CWS has provided material resources to areas in the U.S. South affected by Hurricane Isaac and is assisting with the development of long-term recovery plans.

OCTOBER 2012

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Best Gift catalog
The holidays are coming
Shop our new Best Gift catalog and choose a gift that makes a lasting impact.

Save children from malnourishment
CWS works around the world to improve nutrition and save lives. You can help.

Inspiration every month
The 2012 CWS wall calendar is an ideal gift. Order now.

World Refugee Day in Lancaster, Pa.
WRD in Lancaster, Pa.
CWS held the 5th annual World Refugee Day celebration in downtown Lancaster in June.

Join the CWS circles on Google+
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