Empowering refugee women in the Austin, Texas community.
We’ve Got News!
Ladies, Let’s Talk.
Help a newcomer practice English.
It was delicious!
Our free, weekly program of
conversational English practice
for WOMEN ONLY
has just opened registration for its
January/February 2019 Session!
First meeting is Friday, January 11.
Location and other details on the LLT page.
We are currently accepting applications
for English-speaking women
to join Ladies, Let’s Talk.
The only requirement is that you be
English-fluent, and ready for fun and friendship
with our newly-arrived neighbors!
A Taste of Syrian & Iraqi Cuisine
on September 30
was a beautiful evening of
connection, conversation and cuisine.
Photos from the event are now in our Gallery.
If you missed it, we hope to
see you across the table at the next one.
Hope & Sesame is a Texas non-profit corporation and 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to empowering recently-resettled refugees through opportunities to integrate economically and socially into the Austin community.
We work to connect our Newcomers to the rest of the Austin community, and foster a two-way exchange of friendship and culture.
We also strive to connect to each other the many local people, organizations and businesses we’ve discovered who welcome and support our newest Austinites in a variety of different ways.
So far, we have presented dinners prepared by Afghan, Syrian and Iraqi chefs, using their traditional, unwritten family recipes and techniques passed down from mothers to daughters.
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