Afghan refugee finds home in Charlottesville

CBS19 News: Afghan refugee finds home in Charlottesville

CBS19 News: June 20, 2022 Home is how Rahimullah Nishat describes Charlottesville. “I’m not going anywhere,” said Nishat. But it hasn’t always been that way. “When I first got here everything was different to me,” he said. He came from Afghanistan in 2017 but with the help of the Charlottesville nonprofit International Neighbors as well…

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World Refugee Day celebration welcomes refugee neighbors to Charlottesville

The Daily Progress: World Refugee Day 2022

The Daily Progress: June 20, 2022 World Refugee Day celebration welcomes refugee neighbors to Charlottesville The rhythms of beaten drum shared the air with wafting scents of traditional Afghan food air at Charlottesville’s IX Art Park on Monday at a World Refugee Day celebration hosted by local nonprofit International Neighbors, a Charlottesville-based nonprofit that works…

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