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We Stand With the New Americans of Missouri

We are a nation that believes in E Pluribus Unum – “Out of Many, One.”  Not Us vs.Them. [...]

February 4, 2017 Advocacy

Muslim refugees of another era could put Missouri in play for Clinton

When Greta Morina sees images of Aleppo on TV, she thinks of her hometown, Pristina. [...]

September 22, 2016 Advocacy

How Missouri’s ‘Bosnian vote​’ could cost Donald Trump – and turn the state blue

Mirhada Jasarevic was a child when she and her family became refugees during the war in Bosnia in the 1990s. She became a naturalized US citizen earlier this year, in time for her to vote in the 2016 presidential election. [...]

September 4, 2016 Advocacy

Wagner: 40-Year Sentence for Genocide Leader is an Abomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the below statement following this morning’s sentencing of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who was found guilty of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre when 8,000 Muslim men and boys [...]

March 25, 2016 Advocacy

Bosnian Community Leaders Gather to Respond to Landmark Verdict in Radovan Karadzic Genocide Trial

Community leaders will hold a press conference on Thursday, March 24 at 9:00 am at the Bosnian Chamber of Commerce – 5039 Gravois Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116 [...]

March 22, 2016 Advocacy

Bosnian community endorses Hillary Clinton

St. Louis’ Bosnian community is throwing its support behind Clinton. The United Bosnian Association officially endorsed the former first lady for President. [...]

March 14, 2016 Advocacy

What a critical agreement from 20 years ago can teach us about our world today.

The refugees we’ve welcomed have helped make America a better place. In a political season where some are trying to reject another set of refugees fleeing an unimaginable civil war, the Dayton Accords hold powerful lessons for Americans. Twenty years [...]

December 15, 2015 Advocacy

ACBH with Hillary Clinton in St. Louis

This evening in St. Louis, MO, ACBH Board of Trustees member, Dr. Jasenka Verbarg alongside Bosnian American community leader Dr. Ibrahim Vajzovic and Bosnian American attorney Nedim Ramic met the former U.S. Secretary of State and candidate for the President [...]

December 12, 2015 Advocacy

Srebrenica Genocide Bill Passes U.S. House of Representatives

Today, the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed H. Res. 310 – legislation sponsored by Congressional Caucus on Bosnia Co-Chair, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ-04) defining the massacre at Srebrenica as a “crime of genocide.” [...]

July 8, 2015 Advocacy

ACTION ALERT: Srebrenica Genocide Resolution in U.S. Congress

June 19, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Last Friday, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Bosnia introduced a new resolution on Bosnia and Herzegovina (H.Res. 310) in U.S. Congress, marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide. Currently, [...]

June 19, 2015 Advocacy, Uncategorized