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Community Organization Resettle Afghan Refugees

Community Organization Resettle Afghan Refugees

March 7, 2023
NOVA RAFT (Northern Virginia Resettling Afghan Families Together) is an organization that was started in August 2021 when the Taliban took over Afghanistan. This organization consists of former Afghan diplomats and military personnel, as well as local businesses and a network of mosques, synagogues, and churches that are dedicated to assisting newly arrived Afghan families. 
Maestro James Ross (Left), Negin Khpalwak (Center) and Hamid Habib Zada (Right) playing the Tabla

Death or Dream

January 25, 2023
Threatening to be killed over a dream is an outrageous concept for many, especially in the West. But for Negin Khpalwak and many others in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, it is a reality.
 Intimate look into a cargo plane on its way to Qatar from Afghanistan, filled with refugees and American soldiers (back of photo in uniform). Photo courtesy of Meena Saadat

‘Alive, but Dead’

December 3, 2022
In 2021, the Taliban invaded Afghanistan. Two ACHS students were there. They gave us a look into that traumatic day, and what followed.
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