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Migrant and Refugee Support: Local Resources

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Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants (CIRI)

At the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants, we strengthen lives and our communities, demonstrate resilience in meeting the evolving needs of generations of immigrants into Connecticut, and have an enduring presence in the community. More...

 

 

Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS)

IRIS is a non-sectarian, independent nonprofit refugee resettlement agency that has welcomed more than 5,000 refugees to Connecticut since 1982. IRIS has undergone dramatic growth and transformation over the past 35 years, but its goal has remained constant: to provide a new haven to refugees and other immigrants. More...

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Watch this heartwarming & inspiring video of Deo Byakisaka, a Congolese refugee who now works as a Refugee Services Case Manager at CIRI.  Deo, his wife & 4 beautiful children arrived in the US two years ago.

 

IRIS is a non-sectarian, independent nonprofit refugee resettlement agency that has welcomed more than 5,000 refugees to Connecticut since 1982. Founded in 1982, IRIS has undergone dramatic growth and transformation over the past 35 years, but its goal has remained constant: to provide a new haven to refugees and other immigrants. 

Event

 

WestportREADS 2019: The Refugee Experience

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: The Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Avenue

A Syrian refugee family describe their immigrant journey. Three years ago, Westporters sponsored a Syrian family and helped them migrate to the area. Learn what emigration is from this family and how their story enriches ours.

Partners: TEAM Westport & the Westport/Weston Interfaith Council

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