So how does this refugee thing work, exactly? In light of the worst refugee crisis since WWII, Canon & Culture welcomes Jenny Yang of World Relief to find out. From her vantage point at the historic humanitarian relief agency, Jenny provides a thorough view of the refugee process from the point of original displacement to several months beyond initial resettlement.
- World Relief
- Bio, @JennyYangWR
- How you can help Syrian refugees – ERLC.com
- WeWelcomeRefugees.com, @WelcomeRefugees
- Helping resettle a refugee family in Georgia – by Bryant Wright
- Marietta Baptist Church helping Syrian refugees resettle in Georgia – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Coverage of ERLC Capitol Conversation
- Christian response to refugees & Muslims discussed – Baptist Press
- ERLC panel denounces anti-Muslim policies – WORLD Mag
- Stop pitting security and compassion against each other in the Syrian refugee crisis – Russell Moore
- Why Christians must speak out against Donald Trump’s Muslim remarks – Russell Moore
- The Way that Religious Liberty Ends – Bart Barber
- Evangelical leaders call for compassion for refugees
- Explainer: What you should know about the Syrian refugee controversy – ERLC.com
Jenny Yang is the Vice President of Advocacy and Policy, providing oversight for all advocacy initiatives and policy positions at World Relief. She has worked in the Resettlement section of World Relief as the Senior Case Manager and East Asia Program Officer where she focused on advocacy for refugees in the East Asia region and managed the entire refugee caseload for World Relief before their arrival to the United States. Prior to World Relief, she worked at one of the largest political fundraising firms in Maryland managing fundraising and campaigning for local politicians. She is co-author of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate, is Chair of the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) Africa Work Group which brings NGOs and government partners together on the protection of African refugees, and was recently named as “50 Women to Watch” by Christianity Today.