Meet some Catholic Charities clients who participate in the Refugee Speakers Bureau. Each speaker is prepared to share their story and give presentations on the refugee experience to groups in our area.


Meet Joseph from Liberia

Joseph was displaced from his home in Liberia due to civil conflict.  While he had to turn his back on his home, he never lost sight of his hopes and dreams for his family.



Meet Tressor from the Congo

Tressor fled the internal fighting and civil conflict that killed millions in the Congo. His tenacity in rebuilding a new life for his family here is shared by many refugees.

Meet Parma from Bhutan

Parma was forced from his home with his family when he was in the third grade and spent the next 22 years living in a refugee camp in Nepal.