Welcoming Communities


Women’s Rights

Rebecca photographed Sorayya, a teenage refugee from Afghanistan, aided by one of the Chicago Foundation for Women’s grant programs to RefugeeOne. This is her story:

“America gave us a chance.”

RefugeeOne arranged housing and financial assistance with rent and bills while Sorayya’s mother found a job. A RefugeeOne caseworker helped the family settle into the daily life many of us take for granted, everything from making doctor appointments to enrolling the children in school.

RefugeeOne also helped the family cope with the emotional tolls and stress of resettlement.

– Source: Chicago Foundation for Women Annual Report Read More