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A Haven For Refugee Children To Experience Music

Ahmad Alzouabi plays his violin during class. His family recently arrived in New Haven.
Photo by Ryan Caron King for WNPR

Of the 530 refugees who arrived in the New Haven region last year, more than 270 were children. Many are nearing the end of their first year in a U.S. school.  A local arts organization has partnered with the region’s resettlement agency to create a special afterschool violin program for the young refugees.

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