From Kabul to Northwest Arkansas – Joseph Amin’s Inspiring Journey

Welcome to Canopy Conversations, where we bring you candid and unscripted chats about the work of refugee resettlement in Northwest Arkansas. Together, let’s uncover the diverse experiences and perspectives that shape our community. Meet Joseph Amin, a young gentleman whose journey from Kabul, Afghanistan, to becoming a successful business owner in Northwest Arkansas is nothing…

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Lifting the Veil: My Journey through an Internship at Canopy NWA

As I reflect on my time with Canopy, I can’t help but reminisce about the diverse experiences this internship has given me thus far. I am completing my internship in communication through Canopy for the University of Arkansas, where I am a senior in college. Starting in January of 2024, I was welcomed with open…

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What’s In A Name?

JAN 17 2024 By Clint Schnekloth What’s In A Name I write this as the founder and chair of the board of Canopy NWA, Arkansas’ primary refugee resettlement site. Since 2015 our organization has served as an affiliate of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS). When we were forming Canopy NWA, we spent a lot of time…

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