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NSC Board Member Michele Hangley Named a Top Woman in Litigation

NSC Board Member Michele Hangley has been honored by Benchmark Litigation as one of the nation's Top 250 Women in Litigation. Michele was recognized for her extensive accomplishments in commercial litigation, including intellectual property disputes, breach of contract claims,...

Board Member Named 2017 "Woman of Influence"

Congratulations to NSC’s Board member Zoe Devany on being named a 2017 Woman of Influence by HousingWire , which recognizes the most influential women in housing. As Senior Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience at Radian Guaranty, her broad experience has helped her develop...

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PECO Exelon and Blank Rome Staff Become Conversation and Cooking Partners with Refugees

NSC's REAP ESL class recently visited Blank Rome, a law firm in located in Center City, Philadelphia. The REAP class consists of newly arrived refugees who meet at NSC and engage in up to 30 hours of vocational English language assistance each week. Refugees participating in the class are...

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Refugee Soccer Team to Compete in the Mayor's Unity Cup

NSC is excited to announce its sponsorship of the Refugee Soccer Team, chosen to compete in the 2017 Philadelphia International Unity Cup. The Unity Cup was established in 2016, designed to be a World Cup style tournament celebrating the diverse cultures present within Philadelphia.

The...

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Newsworks: Refugee Agencies Working to Stay Afloat Amidst Changes

NSC's Executive Director Margaret O'Sullivan spoke with NewsWorks about the impact of changes at the federal level on refugee resettlement agencies locally.

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Spoonful Features NSC

Although leaving their homes to seek refuge here in the Philadelphia area, many of our clients still hold on to many of their cultural traditions include recipes that have been passed down for generations. This connection through food is a critical part of family togetherness as memories and...

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Edible Philly Features NSC Urban Garden

The Growing Together Garden at 25th and Reed Street is where many of NSC clients come together in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the East Park Revitalization Alliance to train farmers. Many have previous farming experience from their home county, and are able to...

Immigration News

Developing Story: Supreme Court Announces Decision on Executive Order

Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is disheartened by the Supreme Court’s decision to partially stay the injunctions of the lower courts and allow a limited version of the Executive Order, otherwise known as the “Travel Ban," to go into effect over the next several days. However...

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Wellness Programs Featured

NSC's Wellness Wednesdays and our resident pro-bono acupuncturist, Dr. Steven Mavros, featured on CBS3.

Check out the video here: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/06/21/acupuncture-for-...

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NSC Featured on Generocity

NSC's work around immigrant and refugee mental health and wellness was recently featured as part of Generocity's focus on immigrants and refugees.

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