Starting Over is an information hub by, for, and about refugees in Utica, NY.


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Approximately 1 in 5 people living in Utica today is a refugee. With over 15,000 refugees having come through the Refugee Center (MVRCR), our city has the fourth largest concentration of refugees in the United States. There are close to 40 languages spoken in the Utica school district.

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Link for Interview

Utica been called The Town that Loves Refugees.
Do those refugees love Utica back?