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Jóvenes refugiados aprenden a tejer enseñados por sus ancianos

Casi 1,800 refugiados de Birmania viven en el Condado de San Diego. Los refugiados de la tercera edad quienes tienen dificultades para aprender inglés pueden permanecer aislados. Una clase llamada Homespun donde las personas de la tercera edad enseñan el … Continue reading

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Young Refugees Learn Weaving From Their Elders

About 1,800 refugees from Burma live in San Diego County. For older refugees, who have a harder time learning English, they can become isolated. A class called Homespun, where elders teach the traditional art of weaving, helps the young and … Continue reading

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Burmese Refugees Making San Diego Home

Andrew Rae, board chair for the Karen Organization of San Diego, and April Moo, a Burmese refugee and San Diego City College student, talk with KPBS Evening Edition host Peggy Pico. By Megan Burke and Maureen Cavanaugh Listen to the … Continue reading

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Karen Youth Weave Together Home and Identity: Photos

“My mum would teach me how to weave, and I get it the first time. But it is really hard to put the loop in place. I never get that right. And now that we (are) in America I thought … Continue reading

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Karen Community Celebrates New Year

City Heights’ Karen population celebrates Karen New Year at Crawford High School Jan. 12. | Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers Haga click aquí para leerlo la en Español The Crawford High School auditorium … Continue reading

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Encontrando el Camino a Casa: Los Refugiados de Birmania Abrir Centro Comunitario

La Organización Karen de San Diego abrió su centro comunitario para el público en septiembre. | Foto Cortesía de City Heights Life Por Erin De Wyn, Organización Karen de San Diego Click here to read it in English Sentada en una … Continue reading

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Finding Their Way Home: Burmese Refugees Establish a Community Center

The Karen Organization of San Diego opened its community center to the public in September. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Erin De Wyn, Karen Organization of San Diego Haga clic aquí para leer en español Sitting on … Continue reading

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