Most Recent Stories

June 17, 2019 - CapTimes article about the Madison Refugee Union

March 7, 2019 - Wiscontext article of a Tibetan Refugee Family Settling in Madison

March 2, 2019 - NBC 15 article and video of Freeze for Food 5K

June 25, 2018 - Channel 3000 video coverage of the Third Annual Welcoming Picnic

June 25, 2018 - The Cap Times coverage of the Third Annual Welcoming Picnic

May 10, 2018 - The Cap Times cover of Volunteers Transforming an Apartment into a Home

February 8, 2018 - The Cap Times coverage of Resettlement Agencies working with Madison Landlords

September 19, 2017 - WQOW Channel 27 News coverage of the Welcoming Week Naturalization Ceremony

September 19, 2017 - Madison State Journal Photographs of the Welcoming Week Naturalization Ceremony

May 21, 2017 - Channel 15 coverage of the Community Celebration Picnic. Hundreds gathered in the Olin Park Pavilion to share friendship, incredible food, live performances and lively conversations. 

April 26, 2017 - Film Screening Shines Light on Refugee Issues

April 26, 2017 - WORT interview about ODFR and Refugee Resettlement in Madison

March 4, 2017 - Channel 27 coverage of Freeze for Food raising money for refugees

February 10th, 2017 - The Cap Times - Paul Fanlund: Combating Despair in Trump's America
(Article Discussing Open Doors for Refugees as a way people are creating change)

February 4th, 2017 - The Cap Times - Ronnie Hess: Strong support here for refugees counters Donald Trump stance                  (Editorial by Ronnie Hess, a member of Open Doors)

January 31st, 2017 - The Cap Times - Despite Trump Immigration Ban, Madison Refugee Organizations Vow to Carry on Work
(Statements from Organization and Erica Bouska)

January 25th, 2017 - WKOW - Trump's Refugee Plan to Impact Madison (Interview with Ken Baun and Efrat Livny)

January 5th, 2017 - Wisconsin State Journal - Transplant Coordinator Sees Positive Changes in Career and Philanthropic Work 
(Interview with Erica Bouska)

December 5th, 2016 - Brava Magazine - On a Whim 
(Interview with Efrat Livny)

November 16th, 2016 - Capital Times - Immigrant Ingenuity: Five Madison Immigrants Preserve in Building Businesses
(Highlight of Efrat Livny's business)

August 7th, 2016 - Wisconsin State Journal - Around Town: Opening the door for refugees in Madison 
(Community Picnic)

August 5th, 2016 - WORT FM - Open Doors for Refugees Supports Resettlement Efforts in Madison
(Radio Interview with Ken Baun)

July 28th, 2016 - Isthmus - Opening the Door 
(Lecture by Dr. Tarif Bakdash)