Jan 21, 2023
Area residents heard from refugees from Afghanistan who have been living in the Joplin area following the fall of their country to the Taliban during a program presented Saturday by the Joplin Interfaith Coalition and RAISE, a group organizing help for refugees as they arrive.
Three men who fled Afghanistan with their families because they had worked for the U.S. government during America’s 20-year presence in the nation said they had to leave. They became Joplin residents with the help of RAISE, or Refugee and Immigrant Services & Education, and area churches. Read More