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Today is #WorldRefugeeDayPGH

Welcome to Pittsburgh's World Refugee Day and Immigrant Heritage Month celebration 2020! We hope you enjoy this day we have planned, filled with performances, stories, arts and crafts, poems, recipes, and more. Join us live on our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/193968948365048/?active_tab=discussion   WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2020 Established by the…Read More

Pittsburgh’s World Refugee Day 2020

world refugee day pittsburgh

Join over 90,000 members of Pittsburgh’s refugee and immigrant community on Wednesday, June 17th to celebrate World Refugee Day and Immigrant Heritage Month, honoring the strength, courage, and perseverance of 70 million displaced people worldwide forced to leave their homes in fear of conflict or persecution to start a new…Read More

Coloring activity to show #IStandWithImmigrants

Courtesy of the ILC Public Education Institute: During these uncertain times, it’s important to find new ways to express our support and thankfulness for our immigrant neighbors and essential workers. Immigrants are both overrepresented in essential service industries including health care, food services, agriculture and sanitation as well as vulnerable to the xenophobic ideas that have cropped…Read More

Refugee Volunteer Spotlight: Amy

refugee volunteer spotlight features Amy with the After School Club

Volunteering with Refugee Students This month’s JFCS Refugee & Immigrant Services Volunteer Spotlight features Amy! Amy has been volunteering with the After School Club for over a year, helping refugee kids with their homework and other activities. She first learned about the After School Club when her church contacted JFCS…Read More