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A little glimpse into why our summer rocked

“My name is Amrita and I’m 17 years old. I’m from Nepal and came to the US in March 2013. This summer, I liked the way how teachers managed the time for YouthWorkers on learning how to apply for college, financial literacy, resumes, and interviews. My best memory is...

Welcome, Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic AmeriCorps VISTA members!

Baltimore City Community College is proud to welcome its newest Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic (CCMA) AmeriCorps VISTA members into the third year of their capacity building projects with the Refugee Youth Project. Formerly known as the Maryland-DC Campus Compact...

The power of community: thank you!

We felt so loved during the month of June! Thank you to everyone who organized, donated, partnered, and advocated for the students of the Refugee Youth Project. Together, you raised more than $12,000 for our programs! Art Transforms! Art Auction and Benefit Our thanks...

RYP successfully celebrates World Refugee Day in Baltimore

We had an amazing time at World Refugee Day! Congrats to all of our student performers: Kul Magar and friends Pivot Zotamou and Loyola's African Student Association Wutyi Khiang Ahmed Alfaheed, Reema AlFaheed, and Yona Fishaye Usmon Inomov Va Mosa and Lian Hong Taha...

A Syrian feast in Baltimore – June 27th at Hersh’s

Please join Hersh's, Mera Kitchen Collective, and Klein's ShopRite for a home-cooked Syrian dinner in support of our refugee neighbors in Baltimore. We are thrilled to host Iman Ashab as guest chef at Hersh's for the evening. Iman came to America seeking refuge from...

World Refugee Day celebrations in Baltimore

WE'RE CELEBRATING WORLD REFUGEE DAY IN BALTIMORE! Saturday, June 17 from 2-5 pm World Refugee Day is a free family friendly festival and spectacular showcase of talented new American artists who have resettled in Baltimore. The festival features youth and adult...

Art Transforms! An art auction and benefit on June 10

ART TRANSFORMS: SATURDAY, JUNE 10TH Last chance to join us at MICA from 6:30-9:00 pm for our biggest fundraiser of the year! Thanks to generous and talented Baltimore artists, this special evening will feature a live and silent art auction, along with entertainment,...

Eat. Drink. Be Hopeful.

Join us on Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm at Saigon Today for a fun evening with drink specials, a free buffet (suggested $10 donation), and a silent auction to help fundraise for Baltimore City Community College Refugee Youth Project. Here's how: 1) $1 from every beer...

IND and NDP Unite for the Refugee Youth Project

The Institute of Notre Dame (IND) and Notre Dame Preparatory School (NDP) joined the Refugee Youth Project this spring to tutor refugee youth at Moravia Park Elementary School. Students from IND and NDP came together to leave lasting impressions on the young learners,...

Towson Students Produce Promotional Video for RYP

In Spring 2014, Towson University students Jessika Heiser and Meagan Currant planned, shot, and edited a 6-minute documentary video for the Refugee Youth Project as part of Dr. David Reiss’ Corporate and Community Video class. You can view the final project here to...

Winter Gala supports Refugee Youth Project

Nearly 200 supporters came the Refugee Youth Project’s winter gala, which featured international cuisine, live performances and a commemoration of the rich life and culture of Baltimore's refugee community. Read the Baltimore Times article here.