Fugees Family, Inc. is a Georgia based nonprofit founded in 2006 to support refugee teens and their families. Since 2009, the organization has run its flagship independent school in Clarkston Georgia – the first ever school in the United States dedicated to the education of refugee teens. Soccer remains a key to the success of the children, and the organization’s programming includes year-round soccer.
Fugees Academy Clarkston, Georgia, has a stellar high school graduation and college matriculation rates.
In Columbus, Fugees Family, Inc. will operate its second ever school for refugee students, ages 11-19, for the 2018/2019 academic year at the St. Andrew Presbyterian Church building.
- St. Andrew is clearly a community dedicated to serving the local community.
- St Andrew is located in the area of highest need for the independent school model Fugees offers refugee students.
- The St. Andrew building is ideal for the first year needs of The Fugees Academy.
- St. Andrew has an amazing outdoor green space for refugee student athletes to practice soccer daily.
For more information on Fugees Family, Inc. and Fugees Academy please visit the website, www.fugeesfamily.org.