Christian Harris

New American Consortium Looks for Support on Giving Hearts Day

The funds they can collect will go towards English language tutors, job placement services

FARGO, N.D. — With Giving Hearts Day taking place Thursday, several organizations around town are making their case to get more community support. The New American Consortium held an open house and lunch to tell people more about their goals for this year. For the last three years, they have used their contributions from Giving Hearts Day to fund English tutoring…

A Leap Towards Unity: New American Consortium Starts New Peace Initiative

The Initiative for Peace and Conflict Prevention looks to bring the community together

FARGO, N.D. — After coming to the metro from Liberia 14 years ago, Christian Harris recognizes the importance of learning the English language for New Americans. “You have to be eloquent in the English language to get your message across, and so it’s important for everyone who comes to the country to be able to speak well so they can be…

West Fargo Police Department Introduces New Cultural Liaison Officer

Officer Ryan Feltman will work with different cultural groups in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After becoming the West Fargo Police Chief more than a year ago, Chief Heith Janke says one of his goals was to bridge the gap between the department and New Americans in his city. “We have a large New American population, and from the police department, we weren’t doing enough to interact and build those relationships, and…