Building Hope in the City

Refugees in church basement
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Refugees in Cuyahoga County had an $88 million economic impact in 2016. That's according to a new study that also shows they’re more likely to have jobs and less likely to be on public assistance than the U.S.-born population and than refugees nationally. 

Ganesh Pradham – a refugee from Bhutan himself – now helps re-settle other refugees arriving in Northeast Ohio. On World Refugee Day, he says he’s thankful for the region’s kindness, as well as its job opportunities.Credit KABIR BHATIA / WKSUEdit | Remove