|About||New England Friends of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a non-profit, membership based organization dedicated to connecting and serving the Bosnian community in the New England area and in Bosnia and Herzegovina.|
NEFBiH is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes as well as for the purpose of eliminating prejudice and discrimination, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
Within the above confined range of purposes, NEFBiH operates to help Bosnian-Herzegovinian community in the United States to assimilate, progress, succeed and be engaged in a charitable work through the following actions:
a. Organizing activities with the goal of strengthening and maintaining relationships amongst members of the community through cultural, social and academic activities, including the activities relating academic, social, festive, and sports-recreational events.
b. Helping members of the community to stay in touch and maintain the connection with the Bosnian-Herzegovinian culture and language, including cultural and linguistic oriented activities and educational programs for children, teenagers and adults.
c. Offering advice and guidance (within the possibilities) to the members of the community, when it comes to integration, progress and success in the United States, including providing business/professional networking (when possible), advising the members in terms of settling and living in the United States, advising students in terms of academics and similar things.
d. Organizing and offering of humanitarian and social events, with the purpose and goal of helping the oppressed, discriminated against, and people in need in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United States.
e. Raising awareness and informing the general public as well as fighting against any and all types of prejudice and discrimination against the people in Bosnia and Herzegovina, including any violations of human or civil rights, ethnic cleansing and genocide.
f. Building the bridges of coope
|Description||New England Friends of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a non-profit, membership based organization dedicated to connecting and serving the Bosnian community in the New England area and in Bosnia and Herzegovina; and promoting the beautiful culture, heritage and traditions of B&H. We achieve our goals through organizing and promotion of a variety of cultural and educational events related to the Bosnian history, art, language, literature, music, and other forms of cultural expression. All people of good will are welcome!|