Refugees in New York Profiled in Village Voice

 Photo Devin Yalkin

Photo Devin Yalkin

Matthew Kennis, Program Director, spoke with the Village Voice about the challenges refugees face when arriving in New York City. He describes the difficulty for survivors to manage and navigate life in a new country: "There's the layer of the trauma and the torture, there's the layer of new beginnings and integration, all of that, and then there's the foundational aspect of immigration status." Read more about the lives of refugees and torture survivors fleeing violence, here.