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Job Opportunities


Camp Fellow

The CampFellow will support classroom teachers and assist camp participants withtheir educational activities for Camp Newcomer, a summer learning program forK-12 refugee and unaccompanied minor students attending Providence PublicSchools. Camp Fellows will also organize recreationalactivities, exercises and events that supplement campers’ academic experienceswhile providing social and cultural enrichment.  Full Job Description.

Junior Counselor

TheJunior Counselor will support CampFellows in the development and facilitation of academic and recreationalenrichment activities for Camp Newcomer, a summer learning program for K-12refugee and unaccompanied minor students attending Providence Public Schools. Full Job Description.


Some good Know Your Rights (KYR) resources:



ACLU Know Your Rights Video (English & Spanish)

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles KYR video

Immigrant Legal Resouce Center's Family Preparadeness Plan: Spanish and English

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.

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Events

World Refugee Day 2017


Saturday, June 24, 12 noon - 4 pm
@ Burnside Park, Downtown PVD

 

Join us for this fun free family friendly celebration of Rhode Island's diverse refugee culture. 

Lots of music and dance performances and children's activities. 

Meet the many partner organizations that support our refugee community.


 



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Amazon donates to Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island when you sign up with AmazonSmile. 


Thank you to our World Refugee Day Sponsor: Amica Insurance

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