Our first 5k!

Last Saturday, around 150 runners and walkers lined up across the starting line at the first World Relief Refugee 5k. The group was a mix of of 6-minute milers, parents with strollers, and kids running their first 5k. Some participants heard about the event from their church, others were invited by a World Relief staff member … Continue reading Our first 5k!

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Interview with a World Relief Case Manager

This is the final post in our three part series on the refugee housing crisis in Chicago. We recommend going back to read our earlier posts that explain the basics of refugee housing and the underlying causes of the crisis.  To give you an on the ground perspective of how our resettlement team is handling the … Continue reading Interview with a World Relief Case Manager

Housing Challenges Facing Chicago’s Refugees

Last week we kicked off our three part series on the refugee housing crisis in Chicago. If you missed it, go back and read our first post on Refugee Housing 101.  This week we'll discuss the underlying reasons for the current refugee housing crisis in Chicago. As we'll see, Chicago's refugees are adversely affected by housing … Continue reading Housing Challenges Facing Chicago’s Refugees