Below is a list of resources curated by the Friends School DEI Office. Please note that while we always make an effort to thoroughly research everything we share with the community, we encourage you to carefully review and vet all shared resources, especially when you are considering making a donation of money or time. Consider using tools such as Charity Navigator and Guidestar to research nonprofit organizations.
Afghan Refugee Assistance
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is asking for volunteers to help refugees upon arrival with airport pickups, meal assistance, mentorship, tutoring and more.
Pashto and Dari interpreters are needed to assist Afghans arriving for resettlement at Dulles International Airport in Virginia. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Afghan Interpreters”
Women for Women International helps women survivors of war and conflict rebuild their lives by providing training programs and support.
The Afghan-American Women’s Association is focused on newly arrived Afghan families who are desperately in need of emotional support from the community, helpful guidance, and referral services.
- The International Rescue Committee has been working in Afghanistan since 1988 delivering urgent humanitarian aid. IRC also offers volunteer options.
General antiracism resources:
Stop AAPI Hate
Learn more about what is happening and why
Talk to your children about racism
Report and/or interrupt racism when you see it