Monthly Archives: July 2010

Stars

I was driving to work and listening to radio when I started to hear drums, rattles and gongs, the rhythm of African Music. I was enjoying the song and at the same time curious about the name of group playing … Continue reading

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MRC Sewing Program

The MRC Sewing Program is one of our most popular programs we offer.  Every Saturday at the MRC Community Center, at least 30 participants from countries such as Burundi, Congo, Bhutan, Iraq, and Sudan gather to learn to sew clothing … Continue reading

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Be United…

A few weeks ago, one of our MRC participants came to a Dialog Group session and he brought “Africa United”, a book about how football has an incredible unifying effect in the African nations. I ask him if I could look … Continue reading

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MRC Soccer Team- videos

MRC Soccer Manager- Casey Kasper has uploaded several videos and interviews from our soccer practice.  Check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/user/cjkasper.   We are still trying to reach our goal of $600 to enroll our team in the Austin Mens Soccer Association.  … Continue reading

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MRC Mens Soccer Team

One of the goals of MRC was to form a refugee soccer team and this became a reality when we met Coach Hassan Gateh from Iraq at our community center.  Hassan has coached both adult and youth teams in Iraq … Continue reading

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