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    Following six Alight teammates as we do the doable

    Day 175

    Trip Around the World

    Welcome to the Trip Around the World!! I'm your host, Joseph Kyobe. And I'm with my fellow travelers from team Alight, Asia from Somalia, Betty from Rwanda, Osman from Sudan, and Jon and Stephanie from Minnesota. Me, I'm from Uganda.

    Helping a neighbor overcome something that felt impossible

    Day 174

    Starting with Giving

    A few days ago, we started on our journey to become Alight. And what better way to celebrate, to come together and start anew, than by giving to others? And especially to the community of organizations that call Minnesota home, too.

    The start of a new life in Minnesota

    Day 173

    Welcome Home

    Today and tomorrow, we're working with the incredible International Institute of Minnesota, which is celebrating 100 years of welcoming new Americans! The Institute works with single adults, families, and unaccompanied minors – teenagers or kids who have arrived in Minnesota alone, trying to navigate an entirely unfamiliar place.

    Reconnecting with a community who's been with us since the beginning

    Day 172

    Full Circle

    40 years ago, American Refugee Committee began its journey in response to the crisis on the Thai-Camodian border, where a terrible genocide of Khmer people was taking place. In fact, Sokunthea Bentley and Kosol Sek, Cambodian-Americans who serve on the executive team at IKARE, lived in Khao I Dang, a refugee camp where ARC worked. Sokunthea remembers the ARC health clinic there. “This organization was the start of my life in the refugee camp," she said.

    Changemakers 365

    by Alight


    The world’s tough problems can seem insurmountable. So at Alight, while we tackle those big problems we also do what’s doable. Right then. And that’s what Changemakers 365 is all about. Learn more!


    Changemakers 365 members give either $30 per month or a one-time gift of $365 (it’s free for anyone who has ever lived in a refugee camp). Join us!

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