There are more displaced people worldwide today than ever before, with the most current number at 70.8 million people. Simultaneously, the number of refugees permitted into the United States is a record low, leaving millions of individuals in life-threatening situations, unable to return to their homes and seeking safety. You have the ability to help.
Understand how someone becomes a refugee, where people are fleeing from, and how they journey to the U.S. Join us for a Salaam Supper to learn how you can help refugees in your community, across Texas and be a voice for refugees around the world.
Emily Tetsch is the Advancement Specialist at Refugee Services of Texas. She received her B.A. in International Studies & Humanitarian Development at the University of North Texas where she studied migration and displaced populations. Emily began working in refugee resettlement over 2 years ago.