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Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Refugee Assistance Program, Washington, District of Columbia

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Address: 1800 K St. NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20008  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 100
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Mission Statement


The mission of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) Refugee Assistance Program (RAP) is to create social support networks of volunteer mentors, teachers, and friends for recently resettled refugees in the greater Washington, DC area. These relationships are integral to providing survivors of oppression, war, and political violence with assistance to build new lives in the United States. YPFP RAP volunteers engage directly with refugees, exerting a substantial impact on their lives and in the process gaining meaningful professional exposure and experience. In addition, RAP serves to educate the broader YPFP community about topics related to refugees, human rights, and immigration.

Mission Statement: The mission of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) Refugee Assistance Program (RAP) is to create social support networks of volunteer mentors, teachers, and friends for recently resettled refugees in the greater Washington, DC area. These relationships are integral to providing survivors of oppression, war, and political violence with assistance to build new lives in the United States. YPFP RAP volunteers engage directly with refugees, exerting a substantial impact on their lives and in the process gaining meaningful professional exposure and experience. In addition, RAP serves to educate the broader YPFP community about topics related to refugees, human rights, and immigration.

Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Immigration Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes