Archive of: 2020

  • Together We Do Better

    Last week, CADRE received a request for assistance that shows the beauty of partnership. A 78 year old Vietnamese couple both became ill with COVID-19 and were taken to the hospital. The wife recovered and returned to the home they shared with their daughter and her 4 small children (youngest 3 months). The father grew weaker and after 31 days in the hospital he died alone, as so many must do in this pandemic. His last communication before he was intubated was a phone conversation with his daughter, asking her to bring him a vegetarian meal – a final wish that she was unable to fulfill.

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  • Guide for Navigating the Current Crisis as a New Immigrant to US

    This is the first time I have published a "Guest Blog" and I am happy to share helpful 1st hand information on the refugee experience that I will never have. Franci Collins

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  • World Refugee Day 2020 – Virtual Celebration

    For the past 27 years, the Refugee & Immigrant Forum of Santa Clara County has celebrated World Refugee Day on the 20th of June, to bring awareness to the courage, perseverance, and resilience of refugees and the difficulties they still face.

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