Friday, January 5, 2018: TEDxUH Video | Ghulam Kehar

With Houston being one of the biggest cities for refugee resettlement in America, Ghulam decides to break down the situation of refugee resettlement from various perspectives, in particular the financial angle, and asks, are refugees really a burden on the American society?
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017: Tough Mudder 2017 Video

Last month, Amaanah's Tough Mudder team conquered the course in Houston and raised more than $20,000 for resettled refugee students. Thank you to all our participants and supporters for making this happen. Our next event will take place in May 2018! Let's go!!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017: Love from the Indiana Pacers!

Today, Amaanah received a very special shipment. 2 pallets worth of brand new toys were delivered to us, courtesy of JAKKS Pacific and the Indiana Pacers. All the toys will be gifted to students in the Awesome Academy! Thank you to both these wonderful organizations for their generosity. Thank you to the Houston Rockets for being such great ambassadors of Houston and highlighting the good in our city!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017: Former refugees elected to public office!

Elections across the country on Tuesday, November 8 brought victories for many first-time public office holders. In Montana and Virginia, it was also an historic election night for two candidates who came to the United States as refugees. Their winning campaigns represent the immense contributions of refugees who are welcomed to this country after fleeing violence and persecution.