As Nashville Public Television prepares to unveil the latest installment in our Next Door Neighbors series -featuring Nashville’s Egyptian community – we wanted to share a Storytellers submission by NPT intern Sam Mounier. Sam was a great help in the production of the latest Next Door Neighbors documentary. As a member of the Egyptian community, [...]
We recently held two trainings for new storytellers. One was at our existing partner organization, Progreso Community Center, and the other was at a new organization we’ve added as a hub: Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE)! We’re very excited to have NICE on board to house equipment and trainings for the community that they [...]
Meet Wilmer, an immigrant from Honduras who came to Nashville and started his own auto body shop. Since establishing his body shop, he has paid it forward and helped other Latino immigrants earn a living working as mechanics.
In this story, meet various refugees in Nashville participating in Catholic Charities’ Refugee Elders Program. This program provides resources, such as citizenship and English language training, to new arrivals. Nejat Derakshani, a refugee from Iran, discusses fleeing persecution from his country and the many opportunities he is finding in his new home.
Naresh Dahal and Yam Dangi fill us in on what’s happening at a particular apartment complex where most of Nashville’s newly arrived Bhutanese community lives.
A new booth has opened up at the Nashville Farmer’s Market: refugee handicrafts. For the first time, refugee women are selling their hand-made products and making a profit off of them. This video details the various pieces they are selling, and new concepts the refugee women must explore as self-employers, such as making products that [...]