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“10 Million To 1” – Spirit FM 90.5 Interview

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Jamie Derzypolski of Spirit FM 90.5, in Tampa.  This was aired just days before World Refugee Day 2012.  The interview is nearly a half hour long, full of good information about refugees and resettlement. Just click the play button below to listen… [Audio clip: view full […]

Online Book Launch

This Tuesday, November 29, is the official “online book launch” of 10 Million To 1.  By ordering a copy of the book from Amazon on this date you will be joining many others.  Together we can make an impact by creating a spike in sales. I am in the midst of a nationwide publicity campaign.  […]

“10 Million To 1” – Toginet Interview

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed on Toginet, Internet Talk Radio, regarding the release of the new refugee resettlement how-to book, 10 Million To 1.  Just click the play button below to listen in… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Just a reminder.  If you’d like to pick up a copy of the […]

Book on the Way!

Today I received a preview copy of the new book 10 Million To 1.  I actually wasn’t expecting it quite yet, so when the UPS driver dropped it off I wasn’t sure what he was delivering.  Then I saw the label from Balboa Press.  Excitement! I thought, “Is this a copy of my book?” Yes, […]

Get Involved With Refugee Resettlement

Refugee Resettlement – Getting More People Involved Get it now:  10 Million To 1 — Advance Copy Recently I did a short presentation for a volunteer fair which had a refugee resettlement focus.  Here’s a (modified) video of the presentation about overcoming the fears and getting more people involved. Of course it’s also got a […]

Refugee Resettlement Book

Well, it has been quite some time since I have written here.  We had a bit more stuggle with the last family we helped resettle.  There are a number of reasons for the difficulties, but nothing really worth mentioning here.  I’m only mentioning this as a segue to bridge the gap from the last post […]

Helping Refugees Find Home

This seems like an appropriate time to explain what I mean when I say, “helping refugees find home” and having a goal to “resettle 10 million refugees by 2030 or sooner.”  I have clarified this in other places, but not here in this blog. To become a refugee a person has fled their “home.”  They are in a […]

Resettlement Book in Review

The draft of my new refugee resettlement book, basically a how-to-guide for resettlement volunteers, is currently being reviewed by several of the US government approved refugee resettlement agencies including: Church World Service Episcopal Migration Ministries International Rescue Committee Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service It is also being reviewed by the UNHCR office in Washington D.C. […]

Writing the Book on Refugee Resettlement

I am writing a book, a how-to guide, on refugee resettlement.  Today someone asked me how I got involved in writing the book.  As I replied to her email I thought this might make a good post to the blog. I have worked with refugee families since 2001.  Our first family arrived on September 7.  […]