Empower the Community

Center for New Americans is a place of welcome and provides practical and personal support for people living in the community who are seeking asylum. We are a not-for-profit organization with a voluntary Board of Directors.

Justice   •   Belonging  •   Humanity  •   Solidarity


CNA’s Vision is for asylum seekers and refugees to be respected and valued members of the American community.


CNA’s mission is to support, facilitate, advocate and promote the integration of asylum seekers and refugees living in the US and to enable them to become part of an inclusive American society by:

Our Values

We are committed to racial, social, and economic justice.
We believe that belonging is essential to building strong communities and a healthy democracy.
We believe that our shared humane values connect everyone.
We are united with other movements and communities in the pursuit of helping new immigrants to the USA.