Perspectives: On the importance of aiding immigrants

New Canaan News Online May 26, 2017 By Rev. Drew Williams As I write, I have just returned from the Fifth Annual Spring Benefit Breakfast for Building One Community (formerly Neighbors Link Stamford), the center for immigrant opportunity in Stamford. It was an inspiring gathering with more than 500 guests. The organization’s purpose is simple:…
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Wilton High student named Outstanding Youth Volunteer

  The Hour February 23, 2017 By Stephanie Kim WILTON — Victoria Koenigsberger believes there are misconceptions about immigrants and feels their efforts often go unnoticed. In the three years she’s volunteered at Building One Community, a Stamford-based immigration assistance program, she said she’s met and interacted with immigrants who once were established engineers, accountants…
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Former Scientist Embraces Role Supporting Stamford’s Immigrant Community

Stamford Daily Voice January 26, 2017 By Tom Renner STAMFORD, Conn. — Darien’s Catalina Samper-Horak took a career U-turn nearly three decades ago. She didn’t know that her decision to leave the potentially lucrative field of science and genetics would lead her to a job helping immigrants to make it in America. Who : Catalina Samper-Horak,…
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New name reflects mission of Stamford nonprofit

  Stamford Advocate January 23, 2017 Photo: Michael Cummo / Hearst Connecticut Media By Liz Skalka STAMFORD — A nonprofit established five years ago to provide resources for immigrants debuted a new name Sunday. “Building One Community — The Center for Immigrant Opportunity” has replaced Neighbors Link as the name of the Selleck Street organization.…
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AARP honors Stamford resident for community service

Stamford Advocate December 15, 2016 By Nelson Oliveira STAMFORD — In the 10 years since Mary Maarbjerg retired from her corporate job to focus full time on volunteer work, she has donated her time to different agencies and causes — but there’s one place where her impact is unmeasurable. It’s through Neighbors Link Stamford, which…
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Hometown Hero: Mary Maarbjerg

News 12 Connecticut December 14, 2016 Very proud of Mary Maarjberg, Channel News 12 HOMETOWN HERO. Thank you Mary for all you have done to help so many in our community. You are our every day hero! Watch the video
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