When Ahmed Al Ribeawi moved from war-torn Iraq to Lakewood last year his English skills were poor. He couldn’t find a grocery store, let alone understand the streets.
International Services Center resettles about 125 refugee families, like Ahmed’s, each year in Northeast Ohio. As many as 80 percent of those .
The Cleveland-based organization is looking for volunteers to help mentor new families moving into the area.
The organization recently hosted a reunion for the refugees at .
Those interested in volunteering in the mentorship program are encouraged to call ISC volunteer coordinator Joanne Anderson at 216-781-4560.