Congratulations to Shekinah, Jeanine and MUna for wining our fashion show contest. Shekinah was declared miss APC 2018 after a tie brake from our wonderful judges.both ladies competed in high and very intense environment with other girls who’s talent were in a very high standard. in the first place was Shekinah who won by 14 votes and she represented the Democratic Republic of Congo, in second was Muna who won by 13 votes and also represented Nepal and third was Jeanine who won by 12 and also represented Burundi.
As stated in our mission to engage, we continue to engage our refugee youths in activities and event that not only will encourage them to move beyond their ability but also to compete in high environments. awards were also given to three individuals that had been advocating for refugee throughout the year 2017 and our winners were, (1)Former Councilman Brian Cummins who’s council office helped a lot with funds for various activities for the kids during summer season.(2) Vicky McGaw who also helped financially and more especially with with raising 70 bikes during the Sumer for our community kids. (3) Esther Ngemba, she has been speaking our in various event and being the voice for refugees even further taking action by traveling to DC to advocate for refugees entry.
We appreciate the effort and support of each one of these individuals and we are proud to partner with them in various projects. As an organization, we continue to expand our support to many communities and in collaboration with Cleveland City Council, Global Cleveland, Somalian Bantu Community, Nepal Community and Building Hope for the City we look forward doing amazing things in with our Greater Cleveland Refugee Community.