Advocacy is an overlooked and under-represented form of support, and we need it now more than ever. We need supportive voices echoing the facts about the process of resettlement and the positive realities that new arrivals bring with them.

Contact Kokou Nayo at to learn more about advocacy work in the Triangle area.

Check out these resources to best advocate for refugees in North Carolina and throughout the United States:


Consider how you can educate your community members, families, and friends on the issues affecting refugee resettlement today. Remember your voice can be heard, and must be, if we are to work together to create safe space for vulnerable people escaping conflict seeking refuge in our communities. Our collective knowledge and self-education is a huge part of what makes our spaces continually welcoming.


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