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Think Global, Act Local at This Austin Celebration of World Refugee Day
Bullock Museum hosts free family event on Saturday
"...Ever wondered what it’s like to walk in a refugee’s shoes?..."

June 15, 2018 Chron Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Thanksgiving as a Refugee in America
Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free
"...pumpkin on a shelf, situated above rows and rows of children's shoes. Their kids – three girls, their saffron-red..."

Nov. 25, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Lawmakers Continue Anti-Refugee Fight
Ken Paxton and Greg Abbott do all they can to block families fleeing the Syrian Civil War
"...a simple life in Syria; politics were not part of it. His life revolved around his butcher shop and..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Confusion, Misery, Worry: The Immigration Ban in Texas
Refugee Services, SARA Organization attempt to keep their wits amidst chaos
"...out at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to welcome a family of migrants. They were the first Syrians to resettle in..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Welcome the Stranger, Protect the Refugee
Vote in memory of those who gave their lives for others
"...workaday, reportorial column for this week, but the combination of onrushing deadlines and our rapidly deteriorating national discourse pushed..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Syrian Refugees Allowed in Texas
State will take in 21 people
"...Syrian refugees will be settled in Texas, according to a ruling..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

De Novo Comes to Texas
Jeffrey Solomon's play brings the violence of Central America to life
"...Novo, a documentary play that's based the true story of Edgar Chocoy, 16, who was killed two weeks after..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
" Now Wes Anderson's new star-studded canine animation Isle of Dogs will be the top to its tail as..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Backs Trump Agency in Holding Undocumented Abortion-Seeking Minor "Hostage"
Federal agency sent minor to crisis pregnancy center instead
"...declared in a court brief this week in support of the Trump administration’s decision to prevent an undocumented minor..."

Oct. 12, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Bicycle Nomads and the Winds of Change
Backers say winter migration to Mexico creates 'a whole new way of life'
"...ecologically grounded lessons might be learned from a group of bicycle nomads, circus performers, musicians, biologists, artists, and mechanics..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Tales of the Refugees
"...Last Sunday's gathering at the Congre­gational Church of Austin on 23rd Street, just west of the UT-Austin..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Austin Classical Guitar's i/we
Events such as this concert are using sound and music to share the experiences of refugees
"...For some Texans, that feeling is a recent memory. Refugee Services of Texas helps refugees from war-torn parts of..."

July 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Molly Kendrick

Leonard Cohen Tribute
Austinites say hallelujah for Refugee Services of Texas
"...Depending on the circumstances of your birth, 2016 may have seen your favorite musician..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Music Post by Dave Randall

Breaking the Chains
Slavery may be illegal, but it's not eradicated
"...two girls from Mexico to Down­town Austin, where, instead of working in a restaurant for a short time to..."

June 19, 2015 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

How to Help After Harvey
Donate, send goods, foster a dog, do your part
"...have stopped, but Harvey continues to wreak havoc across Texas. Last weekend’s storm dumped more than 11 trillion gallons..."

Aug. 30, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Nine Austin Juice Bars to Boost Your Immunity
You really can’t go wrong with fresh fruit and vegetables
"...With a near-constant barrage of worrisome news and health scares this week, it’s time..."

March 10, 2020 Food Post by Zelly Martin

"...FUNDAMENTALS OF FUNDRAISING Learn how to get money for your cause...."

July 25, 2008 News Feature

Holiday Wish Lists 2006
Give 'til it helps: Part 2
"...We invited local nonprofits to ask for all the things they need to..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Features Feature

Local Resources for Human Trafficking Victims
"...Refugee Services of Texas The RST Austin Survivors of Trafficking..."

June 19, 2015 News Feature

Holiday Wish Lists 2003
Presents for public service
"...seasonal ring) encourages us to compile these lists and offer this space to local public service organizations every year...."

Dec. 5, 2003 Features Feature

Everything You Need to Know if ICE Knocks on Your Door
Know your rights
"...With the threat of increased immigration enforcement under Trump, remember that you still..."

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Civics 101
"...'12 YEARS A SLAVE' – PUBLIC ROUND­TABLE Roundtable discussion of the debate around Steve McQueen's film. 5pm. UT Austin,..."

Feb. 7, 2014 News Column

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
"...these people or those people are at the root of all of our nickel-rubbing woes. But, in truth, for..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Feature by Kate X Messer

'Not for Rita'
" which Rita evacuees haven't received the same level of help as Katrina's survivors include:..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Event Menu
Aug. 24-31
"...Bruce is recovering there but has an ever-increasing pile of medical bills. Donations of $10 or more will get..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Food Column

Qmmunity: SBOE Debates the Good, the Bad, and the Bass-ackwards
Plus, join AIDS Walk Austin Saturday to step to zero new HIV infections by 2030
"...Late last week, the State Board of Education debated the good, the bad, and the bass-ackward..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

April 19-26
"...THE 21ST CENTURY A talk from Susan Shirk, director of the University of California's Institute on Global Conflict and..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature

How to Help Detained Migrant Families
Make an impact by contributing to these advocacy groups
"...are looking for ways to help improve conditions for refugees. Here is a list of organizations in need of..."

July 15, 2019 News Post by Katelyn Landry

How to Help Families Separated at the Border
Ways to volunteer, ways to donate, ways to take action
"...The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of breaking up families who have crossed the U.S./Mexico border..."

June 20, 2018 Emergency Post by Kimberley Jones

Young Immigrants Fed Abortion Lies
Nation's detainees receive abortion advice from Texas' erroneous "A Woman's Right to Know" booklet
"...Texas is helping the Trump administration lie to pregnant minors...."

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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