Are you a refugee from East Africa living in San Diego?

Life in a conflict zone can be traumatizing, and moving to the U.S. doesn’t make it go away. In order to develop better services for the local East African community, we need your help.

Are you a refugee from Ethiopia, Somalia, Burundi, Congo, Sudan, South Sudan, Rwanda, Eritrea, Uganda, Kenya, Liberia currently living in San Diego?

If you are 18 years or older, please come at one of the times listed below and complete a questionnaire about trauma. Each participant will be given $15.

The questionnaire will be offered in the following languages: English, Swahili, Arabic & Somali.

December 2012

When:  Sunday, December 2

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church @ 11:30a
3725 30th St.
San Diego, CA 92104

- or -

Southern Sudanese Center of San Diego @ 2p-3:30p
4077 Fairmount Ave
San Diego, CA 92105

Please show up at either times above. It will take approximately 15 minutes to complete the questionnaire.  As a thank-you, each participant will receive $15.
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November 2012

When:
Saturday, Nov 3 between 11am – 3p
-or-
Sunday,  Nov 11 between 2p – 6p

Where:
Southern Sudanese Community Center of San Diego
4077 Fairmount Ave
San Diego, CA 92105

Wanna help?
Please help us get the word out to the East African refugee community in San Diego.  Click here to download the flyer.

Partnering organizations

Our team includes leaders and staff members from various organizations based in Southern California.

  • Southern Sudanese Community Center of San Diego
  • Sudanese-American Youth Center of San Diego
  • Horn of Africa
  • International Rescue Committee (IRC)
  • National University
  • Southern California Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis
  • Living Ubuntu

Why?

We are doing this research to figure out the rate of PTSD among the refugee population in San Diego.  This is our first step toward launching a novel, community-based Trauma Recovery Program for Refugees and Immigrants in San Diego.

Online fundraising for What is the rate of PTSD among refugees in San Diego?

Questions?  Please contact us at info@livingubuntu.org or (949) 891-2005.

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