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Monthly Archives: June 2012

20 years later, Bosnian refugees are thriving in St. Louis

Bosnian immigrant Ibrahim Vajzovic says many Bosnian’s have bought properties in South St. Louis that were abandoned and cleaned them up. With more than 1,000 Bosnian owned businesses in South County St. Louis, Sadik Kukic says the community is good at [...]

November 29, 2012 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnian Muslims thrive in U.S. despite unease over homeland

BOSTON (RNS) As a young soldier in Bosnia, Azem Dervisevic led a platoon that helped keep the capital city of Sarajevo from falling to Serb forces during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war.  [...]

November 29, 2012 Articles, News

Fundraiser for Admir Catic

Admir Catic is 28 years old and was diagnosed with a brain tumor on his temporal lobe in 2010. In 2011, due to the tumor’s size he began having seizures. The seizures were not controllable with medications and his doctors [...]

November 26, 2012 Community Events

Bayless will celebrate cultural diversity

Superintendent Ronald Tucker had a quick answer when asked to describe the Bayless School District. [...]

November 26, 2012 Articles, News

ACBH Celebrates BiH Statehood Day

November 25, 2012 – Washington, D.C. – ACBH would like to recognize and celebrate the Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Statehood Day. [...]

November 25, 2012 Advocacy

The United States Elections and BiH

The Congressional Caucus on Bosnia (Bosnian Caucus), co-chaired by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Congressman Russ Carnahan (D-MO), saw the loss of five members in the election of 2012.  The Bosnian Caucus will now have 26 members from both political [...]

November 21, 2012 Advocacy

‘The Missouri Immigrant Experience’ Examines Life On Coming To America

The organization Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, or MIRA, is presenting their third annual visual exhibition “The Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces and Places” at Old North Restoration Group from November 9 – December 2. [...]

November 12, 2012 Community Events

Exercise Your Right To Vote on November 6, 2012

ACBH strongly encourages all Bosnian Americans who are eligible and registered to vote to participate in American political life and VOTE on Election Day – Tuesday, November 6, 2012.   [...]

November 4, 2012 Advocacy

Secretary Clinton Visits BiH

November 1, 2012 – Washington, D.C. – U.S.Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on October 30, 2012, in a joint effort with EU diplomats including Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs [...]

November 1, 2012 Advocacy