FSCS success story and Egle Rosales and family.
Last month President Obama announced changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and introduced the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program.
The Clothing Collaborative is moving!
Visit the Clothing Collaborative
The Clothing Collaborative has moved to 645 Elmwood Avenue. Visit its beautiful new showroom. For more information about our services contact Lina Bravo at 401-784-8663.
Refugee Resettlement
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WHAT'S NEW

New Report on Immigrants in Rhode Island


We're excited to share Partnership for a New American Economy's release of new research on the Contributions of New Americans.

This state by state report, including data on the foreign-born population in Rhode Island, their tax contributions, their spending power, and their role in Rhode Island’s key industries as leaders and job creators.

The Partnership for a New American Economy brings together more than 500 Republican, Democratic and Independent mayors and business leaders who support immigration reforms that will help create jobs for Americans today. The Partnership’s members include mayors of more than 35 million people nationwide and business leaders of companies that generate more than $1.5 trillion and employ more than 4 million people across all sectors of the economy.

Job Opportunities


Employer Relations and Job Retention Developer
Employer Relations and Job Retention Developer is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with businesses that best support the needs of our clients. This position is responsible for tracking job retention, responding to issues as they arise with clients, and directly working with clients to maintain their employment. Full job description.

Refugee Mentorship Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

This AmeriCorps position is responsible for developing a strong community network necessary to offer holistic support to refugees. The Coordinator will provide outreach to the community, promote and advertise the program, and recruit and train mentors and mentor groups. Full job description.

We are now accepting applications for FALL 2016 internships until Friday, September 9th. 


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Events

Gifts of Diversity Exhibit (8.22.16–9.9.16)


Opening Reception: Thursday, Aug. 25, 6 - 8:30 pm
Atrium Gallery, One Capitol Hill, PVD

Celebrate our state’s diversity and launch of the Welcoming RI Exhibition featuring work by local artists who come from around the world.  The reception features art,music, dance, and food.   Free and open to the public.

One of those gifts is Welcoming RI’s ongoing partnership with Providence College’s Global Studies program resulting in the collection of almost 100 stories for the “My Story,Our Community” project. It has been Welcoming RI’s dream to translate this project into a traveling art exhibit that will visit all 39 cities and towns in Rhode Island and we are turning this into a reality. The exhibition will feature a selection of these stories, as well as work from many local artistsand performers.


Keep up to date on the latest happening with the exhibit visit our Facebook event page

World Refugee Day


Thank you to everyone who made this such a great day! We could not have done it without the great work of  our performers, volunteers, partners, and supporters. We LOVE this video from the Providence Journal!

     

  
 
   
Thank you to our Visionary Level Event Sponsor: Amica Insurance

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