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Priscilla Project reaches out to refugee women in Buffalo

Left to right: Nikki Hitchcock, Emily Chuba, and Roseline Freeman
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley
Left to right: Nikki Hitchcock, Emily Chuba, and Roseline Freeman

By Eileen Buckley


Buffalo, NY – Buffalo continues to be a new destination for refugees. There are four resettlement agencies located on the City's West Side.

About 1,000 refugees arrive in Buffalo each year. But many deal with emotional and physical health concerns, putting up challenges to their resettlement. One specific program focuses on mentoring pregnant refugee woman. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley tells us more about the Priscilla Project.

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The Priscilla Project will be hosting a special event this Saturday called The Art of Womanhood: An evening of celebration.