Uniting for Ukraine: U.S. Sponsors Needed
Just as citizens in Europe and the U.K. have heroically supported displaced Ukrainians by opening up their homes or securing other housing, assisting with school enrollments, employment needs, and language learning, Americans now have the opportunity via the Welcome.us Sponsor Circles program to directly help newly arrived Ukrainians. The United States has committed to welcoming 100,000 Ukrainians temporarily for a period of two-years and the ability to apply for employment authorization in the U.S. as long as they have a U.S.-based sponsor to petition for them.
Strong Women Building Strong Communities
The inspiring side-by-side work of smart, capable, empathetic Afghan friends in support of new arrivals.
Everybody should have a cozy bed
Most of the refugees were living in apartments where everyone is in close proximity to one another. During quarantine, everyone was home all the time. I wanted to make sure each kid had a cozy, comfy, cute bed that belonged to them and fit their personality.
Call for Comments - Refugee Resettlement
If you have a story, experience or opinion to share in support of our Afghan allies, we ask you to share it to help us demonstrate public support for legislation that supports and aids these individuals and families.
USAHello.org and Welcome.US: Two Helpful Online Tools for our Refugee Friends and U.S. Locals who are Welcoming them
Resettling into a new country can be more challenging when you don't know where to turn for help. USAHello.org makes information and resources available to those who have newly arrived in the United States. Welcome.US matches resettlement agencies' in-kind needs with businesses and community leaders who want to help.
Puget Sound Welcome Back Center: Creating Career Pathways for High-Skilled Refugees
Imagine years of experience in a career as a doctor, or engineer, or pharmacist being cut short in your prime. Puget Sound Welcome Back Centers offer career path solutions for refugees.
"Auntie Farida" - Supporting Refugee Women
“When we see something wrong we must try and do something about it. Dilek is a doer. You will like her..."