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Refugees’ stories are compelling

With the power of his story as a refugee from South Sudan and the voices of children in the Neema Refugee Children’s Choir, Jackson Lino builds awareness about experiences of refugees in his role as churches and community relations coordinator with World Relief in Spokane.

“Our duty is to be an example and advocate for those who do not speak English well so we cultivate unity and respect among people in the community,” he said of his work telling his story and encouraging refugees to share their stories.

World Relief, which has been resettling refugees in the Inland Northwest for 25 years, resettled its 10,000th refugee last fall.  The flow of new refugees has now slowed to about 200 a year, rather than 600... .. .  . . .read more

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