WHAT WE DO
July 23, 2015
KATE HARTMAN CT MAGAZINE
The Organization: Elm City Internationals (ECI)
The Mission: To help low-income children in New Haven, mostly immigrants and refugees, succeed in school and go on to college. The catalyst—the international sport of soccer.
The Story: Lauren Mednick was inspired to hel...
April 4, 2014
MARY E. O'LEARY NEW HAVEN REGISTER
"A love of soccer has brought together a New Haven woman and a West African family fleeing war-torn Liberia that has changed the lives of both.
Lucky for the Bartoahs, Lauren Mednick, 30, takes the idea of volunteerism to a new level.
Mednick, with a small group of f...
October 25, 2013
MELISSA BAILEY NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT
"Seven years after she started a soccer team for immigrant and refugee students, Lauren Mednick helped send a first batch of players to college—and prepared to help other kids follow.
Mednick announced that goal at a fundraiser this week for the not-for-profit she sta...
January 21, 2011
"Faced with three young African immigrants who were struggling in school, Lauren Mednick found the key to begin unlocking their academic potential: a soccer ball.
Now, over three years later, Mednick leads a “family” of 14 young men from eight different countries. S...
New Haven Organization Helps Immigrants & Refugees through Soccer
New Haven Immigrant Family Finds Soccer Bridges Gaps, Opens Doors
14 Life-Changes Started on the Soccer Field
8 Country Soccer "Family" Goes Undefeated
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