Refugees Supported, Refugees Cherished and Refugees Welcome!

Refugees supported, refugees cherished and refugees welcome is the sign on 1951 Coffee Company, a coffee shop staffed exclusively by refugees in the San Francisco Bay area. The coffee shop takes its name from the 1951 Refugee Convention, the year the United Nations established its guidelines for the legal obligations of the protection of refugees.... Continue Reading →


The 11th Commandment: “You should never be a bystander”

On the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, survivors and world leaders gathered to mark the milestone and reflected on the lessons to be learned by the generations that follow. Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor and President of the International Auschwitz Committee declared an 11th Commandment in his moving speech before the survivors and dignitaries... Continue Reading →

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