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Academy Prepares Young Refugees for Life in America

As the conversation over Syrian refugees and security gains strength across the United States, one program in New York City has led the way in providing a safe zone for vulnerable youths from the world's most volatile regions. For six weeks every summer, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps young refugees adapt to a new life in New York and prepare for a public school education before the start of the academic year. Many of the students, ranging in age from 5 to 19, have...

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