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American Friends Service Committee

AFSC is a Quaker organization founded in 1917 that includes people of various faiths who are committed to peace and justice. The Greensboro, North Carolina office of AFSC focuses on immigrant rights, peace & economic justice, and youth empowerment. AFSC’s work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth and dignity of every people, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. The organization’s mission and achievements won worldwide recognition in 1947 when it accepted

Caritas of Austin

Caritas of Austin’s Housing Department maintains the goal of helping Travis County individuals and families facing homelessness or a housing crisis to access housing or attain housing stability. Caritas has a range of services to offer, from emergency rent/utilities assistance to long term housing provision. Below is a description of the various programs available for housing stability. Rent and Utilities Assistance with case management Rapid Re-Housing – assisting people to connect to permanent housing Transitional Housing – temporary housing and support services for

Centre College / Centro Latino

Centro Latino’s mission is to build quality relationships between Spanish speakers and the general community in education, health-care, and Social Justice.  The Warehouse Summer Program hosted at Centre College provides participants mentoring with student volunteers, academic tutoring, healthy meals and snacks, and a safe and supportive environment in which to improve their language, academic, and social skills. Children in this program have been selected because they are either members of English as a Second Language Programs, Migrant Programs or because they are

Church World Service (CWS)

Following in a more than 30 year tradition of hospitality in the Triad, Church World Service (CWS) established its Greensboro Immigration and Refugee Program in early 2009, partnering with the local community to provide comprehensive resettlement services to newly arrived refugees through the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program. With more than 150 individual volunteers, faith community partners, and donors supporting our work each year, CWS is proud to be able to offer the support and services that refugees need to succeed

Commonwealth Catholic Charities of Richmond

For 35 years, CCC has partnered with the community to assist refugees as they integrate into our country. Refugees are forced to flee their countries based on a well-founded fear of persecution on the basis of race, religion, membership in a social group, political opinion or national origin. They come to the U.S. with very few belongings, often unprepared linguistically, culturally, and economically for their new life. There are 14 million refugees around the world today. The Department of State

Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS)

In terms of having an impact and making a difference in education, HCPS offers numerous opportunities for novice educators to experience success in multiple areas of interest because of its size, need, and diversity. Furthermore, HCPS is an exceptional choice for future educators as it is considered to be one of the most innovative districts in the nation in the context of current reform efforts aimed at improving student achievement by targeting the single greatest indicator of student achievement –

New American Pathways

New American Pathways is a local 501(c)3 nonprofit that helps refugees from the moment of arrival in Georgia through their journey to citizenship. Our specially designed programs provide proven pathways for refugees and other immigrants to realize their full potential and dreams as they build new lives. Our comprehensive model is unique. We begin with resettlement services and offer steady guidance and advocacy for each family as they pursue jobs, education, cultural integration, individual and female empowerment, and whatever each

Sacred Heart Center

Founded in 1990, the Sacred Heart Center is a non-profit community center serving the Hispanic community. Our mission is to create a hub for Richmond’s Hispanic/Latino community that opens opportunities for economic and social integration, self-realization and community leadership. Sacred Heart offers adult educational opportunities from basic literacy skills to high school equivalency. In addition to English as a Second Language classes, it offers GED classes in Spanish and English, literacy classes in Spanish, and life skills (health, financial, legal) and leadership

Tapestri Inc.

Tapestri, Inc. is dedicated to ending violence and oppression in refugee and immigrant communities, using culturally competent and appropriate methods. As advocates for refugee and immigrant families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, we are committed to using education, community organizing, direct services and advocacy to effect change in the lives of these families. Our name, “Tapestri,” symbolizes the different threads of society coming together to form a safe cover to protect its many colored communities. We have

Total Action for Progress

Total Action for Progress (TAP) helps individuals and families achieve economic and personal independence through education, employment, affordable housing, and safe and healthy environments.

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