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JFCS in the News: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘They’re human beings’: Peduto, community leaders react to ICE’s nationwide raid by Lauren Lee, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 11, 2019 After the New York Times reported that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is to start nationwide raids on Sunday, community leaders and immigration organizations in Pittsburgh expressed their concerns and…Read More

World Refugee Day 2019 in Pictures

World Refugee Day

Relive World Refugee Day 2019 in downtown Pittsburgh with JFCS! Attached are pictures taking you through our day, including the following: A citizen oath ceremony welcoming 15 new US citizens. Lawrence (Larry) Bartlett, Director of the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (that oversees the US government’s refugees…Read More

World Refugee Day – June 21, 2019

Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS) wrapped up another World Refugee Day in Market Square this afternoon, giving many thanks for the first sunny day in Pittsburgh in what seems like weeks. The day began at the City County building with a citizenship naturalization ceremony, where Mayor Bill Peduto welcomed…Read More