Kamal Dhimal awarded Refugee Congress Excellence Award

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Kamal Dhimal has been awarded a Refugee Congress Excellence Award for his outstanding and exemplary work in advocacy, community engagement, capacity building and mentorship.

Dhimal was honored with the award at a virtual event celebrating Refugee Congress’ 10-year anniversary recently.

“Congratulations to Kamal Dhimal for receiving the Refugee Congress Excellence Award,” said Lourena Gboeah, Chair of the Refugee Congress Board of Directors. “We appreciate the work that Kamal does for Refugee Congress and his community. This award, which is peer-nominated and selected, is a big honor.”

Dhimal is a Refugee Congress Honorary Delegate. Dhimal has hosted regional conferences for Refugee Congress, connected with elected officials and community leaders to advocate for refugee and asylee communities and undertaken many initiatives in his community to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Refugee Congress is a national nonpartisan organization built and led by former refugees, asylum-seekers and other vulnerable migrants to promote the wellbeing and dignity of all vulnerable migrants. With members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Refugee Congress Delegates use their voices and experiences to inform and influence decision-makers on critical issues that affect their communities.