The New Colossus


"Give me your tired, your poor,

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

Emma Lazarus (November 2, 1883)

Vision statement

The NEWCOMERS ACCESS CENTER (NAC) vision is to build a more just and peaceful society with the full participation of newcomers to our country.

Mission statement

The NEWCOMERS ACCESS CENTER (NAC) helps refugee and immigrant families connect with appropriate services and resources in order to aid them to become self-sufficient and integrate meaningfully into the larger society. NAC finds organizations to work with newcomers to build integrated communities where all cultures are respected.