Twenty One Fellows of the New American Leadership Academy, Columbus, Ohio will hold their closing ceremony on Wednesday, December 12, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Michael Coleman Government Center at 111 N Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
The 11-weeks’ program which began on October 3, 2018 created opportunity for the New American professionals to foster personal development, enhance knowledge in civic engagement, discover ways to contribute to their respective communities and Columbus at large.
“Columbus,Ohio, is home to a wide array of new and once New Americans. In fact, the immigrant and refugee population is part of what makes our city vibrant,diverse, and thriving. Although Columbus has a long history of being a welcoming city, immigrants and refugees face unique challenges navigating local governments,” according to Program Coordinator, Abdikhayr Soofe.