Monday, April 21, 2008

Denver Refugees Working to Learn to Earn

ECDC/The African Community Center owns and operates a thrift store near downtown Denver. Safari Seconds is staffed entirely by refugees. The store was started as a response to the need for a "work lab" where adult refugees could get hands-on job training in a newcomer-friendly environment.

A recent column in the Denver Post describes a typical day at the store. Click here to read the article.

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