NewsJuly 28th, 2023
Asylum is a universal right. Every person should have the chance to seek safety from persecution. Each year, on July 28, we celebrate the anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, […]
NewsJuly 14th, 2023
Tahirih’s interdisciplinary approach to direct services, policy advocacy, and training and education is underscored by the intersection of our clients’ diverse lived experiences. Every individual we serve has multiple overlapping […]
NewsAugust 31st, 2022
In August 2021, as a result of the crisis in Afghanistan, thousands of Afghan citizens began arriving in the United States, with urgent needs for legal and social services as […]
NewsAugust 23rd, 2022
The Tahirih Justice Center is proud to announce that Soaring in Concert, a benefit concert supporting the organization’s work, raised over $30,000, surpassing its original goal. This event was made possible by the efforts of Aaron Bao, a rising high school sophomore at the Harker School in San Jose, California, his family, and their community.
NewsMay 5th, 2022
In this article for Bahaiteachings.org, Tahirih’s volunteer legal counsel Paul Glist—in consultation with Managing Attorney Anusce Sanai and Donor Relations Associate, Ron Lapitan—wrote about how their Baha’i faith is honored at the Tahirih Justice Center and what it means to work for a Baha’i-inspired nonprofit.
NewsJuly 19th, 2021
For some children and young adults, this time out of school can also carry with it the risk of an unwanted engagement or marriage.
NewsJune 30th, 2021
As advocates working to end forced marriage in the United States, we are very familiar with the many misconceptions about the issue. Even among other anti-violence advocates, forced marriage remains under-recognized and poorly understood.