We have just started two brand new Girl Scouts troops for our refugee community in partnership with Weekday Rx. There are two troops, one for girls ages 9 -10 and a second for girls ages 11-13.
The recent surge of sectarian violence in Iraq has forced over one million people to flee their homes, with many seeking refuge in neighboring countries.
Summer is winding down and here at CRP we have started our fall programming! This session is the busiest we have ever had, with our center now open an additional day per week and a packed activity schedule.
The festive month of Ramadan is all about giving, and our team has been working extra hard to expand our regular distributions in the spirit of the holiday.
A group of CRP’s children recently attended a performance of "Frogz" put on by a group from Portland, Oregon.
CRP’s community center is now more special and unique with the completion of the mural project in the yard area.
Ramadan is a time of community and coming together, and we want to make sure all of the families we serve have adequate provisions this summer.
Last week CRP families got together at the community center for a community dinner. Many of the families that CRP works with, including Syrians, Iraqis, and Jordanians came together to eat and socialize.
At a recent kids activity, in addition to the normal games and arts and crafts we were able to have an educational session about teeth care.
CRP has begun to convert our yard area into what will soon become a community garden project! Earlier this week a group of community members spent a day cleaning and preparing the area.