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Stakeholder Spotlight: Jossimar Diaz Castro

Posted on December 2, 2012

We hope you are all enjoying the winter weather and a season of celebration to come!! The next spotlight we will be having is Jossimar Diaz Castro, a federal work study student with NewBridges. Jossimar was introduced to NewBridges when volunteering at …

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Dr. Keo Cavalcanti

Posted on November 19, 2012

We’re back for another Spotlight! Introducing one of our Board Members: Dr. Keo Cavalcanti! As a Brazilian Native, Keo was introduced to the agency upon attending a fundraiser showcasing Brazil with his wife. From there, Keo accepted the offer to become a …

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Aura Moreno

Posted on October 23, 2012

After a week of having a cold, I am back and running on the blog again! This week’s Spotlight will feature Aura Moreno– otherwise known as Pancha! Pancha started working at NewBridges in August after knowing about the agency for many years …

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Red Barn Festival

Posted on October 10, 2012

NewBridges couldn’t be more excited to invite you to join us at the Red Barn Festival on October 27th. It is being held at the Big Red Barn on Wenger’s Mill Road (off 42) from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Admission to the …

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Consulate Visits

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This fall is jam-packed with events! In October we will be hosting a Honduran Consulate, and a Mexican Consulate in order to serve our immigrant community in Harrisonburg. The consulates will be available for any help with documentation. The Honduran Consulate will …

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Les Helmuth

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Happy Wednesday! We hope you enjoyed last week’s stakeholder spotlight, of our executive director, Alicia Horst! This week we will be featuring a board member! Introducing: Les Helmuth Les has been involved with NewBridges since 2007. When he taught a class with …

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Alicia Horst

Posted on October 2, 2012

This is the first of a new series called Stakeholder Spotlight! We will be posting a new Stakeholder Spotlight each Tuesday featuring a board member, staff member, or volunteer! We hope this will give you an insight into the people that are …

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An Update on Deferred Action / Noticias Sobre Acción Deferida

Posted on July 11, 2012

ENGLISH: On Tuesday July 10 a local group of DREAMers hosted an event at Harrisonburg High School to inform the public on the June 15 announcement by President Barack Obama regarding Deferred Action and Work Permit applications for certain eligible young persons. …

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Immigration Changes

Posted on June 26, 2012

Since the Obama announcement on June 15 regarding work authorization and deferred deportation for undocumented young people, we have received a number of requests for further information.  For the sake of simplicity, the following are three suggested guidelines for those families considering …

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Coworkers, profesoras, and BeJond

Posted on March 16, 2012

Every Friday for two months, NewBridges employees Mildred Delgado and Theresa Ruggiero have been meeting for coffee, pastries, and to practice their language skills. With Spanish as her native language, Mildred has been learning English for seven years but is always looking …

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