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MRC Board President Speaks at One Million Bones Exhibit at the Austin State Capital

On April 28, 2012 MRC Board President- Yubelly Perez- spoke at the Texas State Capital for the One Million Bones Exhibit (www.onemillionbones.org) raising awareness about genocide and humanitarian crises in some of the countries that refugees are from such as … Continue reading

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Poem by Keshav Ghimery in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

MRC celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps with the Heart of Texas Returned Peace Corps Volunteers on March 5th with a day of service at the MRC Community Center.  We look forward to sharing pictures and a recap … Continue reading

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Poem by Keshav Ghimirey- Bhutanese refugee settled to Austin

Bear-footed, hungry stomach, with no national identity, we are refugee Hunted by both the Government and the God, we are refugee//   Deserting lovely house without being noticing dusk, dawn or starless night, vacating our dwelling place with bear foot … Continue reading

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MRC Refugee Soccer Program Fall Season Summary

Our MRC Refugee Mens Soccer Team wrapped up our fall season this past month. Below is a program report by MRC Soccer Manager- Casey Kasper with photos from Chris Carson (www.chriscarson.com).  Enjoy! The Multicultural Refugee Coalition made its grand debut … Continue reading

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Please Support the MRC Soccer Team through Global Giving

We have a Global Giving campaign going on right now to raise money for our soccer team for 2011.  We need to raise $4000 from 50 individual donors by the end of December in order to have a permanent spot … Continue reading

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MRC Soccer Schedule

Come on out and support our MRC Refugee Men’s Soccer Team this fall. Here is the game schedule. Most games are played at Onion Creek Soccer Complex off of William Canon but a few are played at Northeast Metropolitan Park … Continue reading

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Two New Classes at MRC

Today was a great day for MRC as we started 2 new classes.  One was our gardening class through the Sustainable Food Center/Citizen Gardner Program. Along with 20 other students from the Austin community, around 10 refugees from MRC participated … Continue reading

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