On Super Bowl Sunday, the Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) hosted its annual Run for Refugees 5K in New Haven, Connecticut. We are big fans of IRIS and all that they do for refugees and immigrants here in Connecticut, so we knew we wanted to go down and be a part of the race… Continue reading IRIS’s 9th Annual Run for Refugees!
by Lauren Burgess On Tuesday, October 7 The World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s program, “Forced Out! From Conflict to Connecticut: The Story of Refugees in Connecticut” provided an unique opportunity for insight on the refugee resettlement process in the state. Held in conjunction with The University of Saint Joseph, the event featured a presentation… Continue reading The Story of Refugees in Connecticut
If you have been following the news this week, there was no of escaping the horrible images and stories of a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Secretary of State, John Kerry, made clear yesterday that the U.S. government has evidence that President Assad used chemical weapons to brutally attack his own people this week. Kerry… Continue reading CRISIS in Syria