Monthly Archives: April 2010

MRC Receives City of Austin Technology Grant

Today MRC participated in a press conference at the City of Austin to receive our Technology Grant (GTOPS) for our computer literacy class that we will begin at our community center in June.  Pictured here is City Council Member Laura … Continue reading

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MRC Educational Workshops

Each month MRC hosts a series of educational workshops on a variety of topics.  This month we are having Noko Wilson from Austin Community College come to speak to the group on Saturday- April 24th at 4pm about admissions, financial … Continue reading

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MRC Dialog Groups continued..

After having a few days to reflect on the Dialog Groups that were started this past Saturday there are several things that keep coming back to my mind. One of the things that I found to be so amazing was … Continue reading

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MRC Dialog Groups

Today was our first day of the MRC Dialog Groups facilitated by Jeremy Solomons.  Nineteen people were in attendance from Iraq, Congo DRC, Congo Brazaville, Burudni, Colombia, Liberia, Bhutan and Nigeria.  Those that were interested shared their stories and ideas … Continue reading

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MRC Gardening Opportunities

MRC is lining up some gardening opportunities for refugees this fall.  As an introduction and to see who is most interested in this opportunity, Dick Pierce of the Austin Permaculture and Citizen Gardening Group offered a hands- on demonstration gardening … Continue reading

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People of MRC

Chris Carson (www.chriscarson.com) generously provided professional photographs for participants at our MRC Spring Party.  Below are a few of our favorites: There are so many wonderful people that make MRC happen each week including our board , other volunteers not … Continue reading

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MRC Spring Party

MRC hosted a Spring party at our center to build community and share music, food and dance across cultures.  A great time was had by all.  Some photos by Sarah Stranahan and Theresa are below:

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