Refugee Assistance Alliance

LAST UPDATED: November 01, 2018
Education & Youth Development
RAA’s mission is to help displaced persons lacking a support network navigate life in the U.S., primarily through in-home English tutoring and community events. RAA supports underserved refugee populations in South Florida, mainly refugees from Syria. Our non-religious, non-political organization provides volunteer tutors and mentors to help these families learn basic English and provide other assistance as needed. We also sponsor cultural programming and special events to help families navigate their new home and learn about their new culture. Our refugee families often tell us their tutors become like family to them and vice versa. RAA program goals are English language acquisition and self-sufficiency for all refugees. Ultimately, we hope our program promotes peace and understanding among the people of South Florida.
1825 Ponce de Leon Blvd. #145
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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Former Career Foreign Service Officer
President, Cornerstone Global Collaborative
Prager Metis, AICPA and FICPA
Board Member
Board Member
Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants
Board Member
Senior Business Development Manager, Sayara International
Board Member


Kristen Bloom
Executive Director and Founder
Jamie Scotti Everett
Director of Operations


This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.