PRERNA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer organization that helps refugees across all ethnicities and faiths become independent, constructive citizens.

 
We aim to give refugees a chance at opportunities that most of us take for granted. Through continued service to the less fortunate, we hope to expand to further causes and greater charitable efforts.
— Meena Sankaran, Founder and Executive Director, PRERNA

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

HUNDREDS CELEBRATE WORLD REFUGEE DAY
IN THE BAY AREA

PRERNA recognizes the contributions of refugees in our communities. On World Refugee Day, we honor the courage and resilience of those who were forced to flee their homeland.

June 23, 2017
Campbell, CA

THE U.S. REFUGEE
BAN: QUESTIONS
AND ANSWERS

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to allow Trump’s revised order to ban refugees and immigrants from six countries to go into effect on a limited basis. Who is affected and what’s next?

June 27, 2017
BBC News

THE CASE FOR REFUGEES AND IMMIGRATION

The influx of refugees and immigrants have led to national growth and greatness. Here are more reasons why the U.S. should welcome foreigners to our shores.


April 3, 2017
Vox Media

SPRING EVENT RAISES FUNDS FOR REFUGEES
IN BAY AREA

At an inaugural charity event with Books, Inc., PRERNA raised funds to provide refugees with essential services to help them resettle in our community.


March 23, 2017
Mountain View, CA