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NPT Receives $75,000 Nissan Foundation Grant for ‘Next Door Neighbors’

Published on July 5, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television is one of eight Tennessee nonprofit organizations to receive a 2018 Nissan Foundation grant. The grant will help fund NPT’s Next Door Neighbors project. Next Door Neighbors began in 2008 and, through documentaries and video shorts, aims to shed light on Nashville’s status as a destination city for refugees and immigrants and […]

NPT Reports: Kurdish Community Tries to Bridge Cultural Gap with Schools

Published on October 15, 2012 By MiChelle Jones

For many students new to the United States, school can be the greatest adjustment. Helping to close that culture gap is why members of the Kurdish community gathered recently at the Salahadeen Center of Nashville, a Kurdish mosque and community center, for an education seminar with representatives from Metro Nashville Public Schools. “We invited them […]

The Music of Next Door Neighbors

Published on November 19, 2009 By wpedigo

Each of the Next Door Neighbors programs includes original music composed by two Nashville studio musicians, Shane Roberts and Kyle Jones. Azal Khan provides his recording expertise and use of his home studio.

Catholic Charities Needs Refugee Youth Mentors

Published on July 18, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Catholic Charities, an invaluable resource for our Nashville: City of Refuge documentary last year and our current Next Door Neighbors series, is currently recruiting adults to volunteer their time mentoring refugee children. For more information, contact GiGi Rose, Refugee Youth Mentoring Specialist, at 615-760-2792 or grose[at]cctenn.org.