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45th Annual International Taste of Columbus

45th International Taste of Columbus

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Events, Featured, News | Comments Off on 45th International Taste of Columbus

45th International Taste of Columbus

Our International Program is excited to announce the 45th Annual International Taste of Columbus! This years Taste will highlight the diversity and multiculturalism of Africa. t will be hosted at the African Event Center, located at the Columbus Zoo, on August 16th from 5:30 to 9:00 pm. Click here to RSVP!

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Voluntourism: Spain

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Featured | Comments Off on Voluntourism: Spain

Voluntourism: Spain

Join us for an unforgettable journey to Madrid, Valencia, Granada and Malaga this Fall! We will spend eleven days exploring some of the most captivating Spanish sites along with supporting the local communities through volunteering! Our customized program includes visits to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez (Madrid), City of Arts and Sciences (Valencia), the Alhambra complex (Granada) and Picasso Museum (Malaga). An optional excursion to exotic Morocco or the Rock of Gibraltar is also available! COST PER PERSON: $1950 plus airfare EARLY BIRD 10%...

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Become a Friend of US Together!

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Events, Featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Become a Friend of US Together!

Become a Friend of US Together!

As our Friend, you will have the opportunity to: Take part in making Columbus a more diverse and culturally aware city; Gain insight into our organization through monthly newsletters and updates; Socialize with international professionals and learn about foreign countries and cultures; Host international professionals and make life-long friendships; Engage in unique volunteer opportunities; Join small group tours and international trips at discounted prices; Invitations and discounted admissions to: – Cultural Events Annual...

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UST Featured in 614 Magazine

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Events, News | Comments Off on UST Featured in 614 Magazine

UST Featured in 614 Magazine

Refugee Road

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UST Featured on WOSU

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Events, News | Comments Off on UST Featured on WOSU

UST Featured on WOSU

  After Pittsburg Shooting, Columbus Refugee Organizations Redouble Efforts 

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CIS assist with Refugee Youth Roundtable Discussion

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 in News | Comments Off on CIS assist with Refugee Youth Roundtable Discussion

CIS assist with Refugee Youth Roundtable Discussion

CIS assist with Refugee Youth Roundtable Discussion

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Refugees as Employees: Good Retention, Strong Recruitment

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Events, News | Comments Off on Refugees as Employees: Good Retention, Strong Recruitment

Refugees as Employees: Good Retention, Strong Recruitment

Refugees as Employees: Good Retention, Strong Recruitment May 22, 2018.       Employers that hire refugees see positive outcomes for their businesses, according to a report released today by the Fiscal Policy Institute and the Tent Partnership for Refugees. The study, based on over 100 interviews in four regions of the country, finds that when employers hire refugees they see lower turnover rates among refugees, and widen their pool of potential employees. In addition, many see overall improvements in the company, with their...

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Ohio Governor Announces New Office to Help Legal Immigrants

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Events, News | Comments Off on Ohio Governor Announces New Office to Help Legal Immigrants

Ohio Governor Announces New Office to Help Legal Immigrants

  Ohio Governor Announces New Office to Help Legal Immigrants Ohio Gov. John Kasich is announcing an initiative aimed at helping legal immigrants successfully integrate in the state. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) has announced the creation of an office and advisory committee aimed at helping legal immigrants successfully integrate in the state. The Republican governor says the Office of Opportunities for New Americans and the 12-person New Americans Advisory Committee will help break down state government...

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Refugee Resettlement Groups Adapt to Changing Times Budget Cuts

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Events, News | Comments Off on Refugee Resettlement Groups Adapt to Changing Times Budget Cuts

Refugee Resettlement Groups Adapt to Changing Times Budget Cuts

Refugee Resettlement Groups Adapt to Changing Times Budget Cuts

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The Big Give

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Events, News | Comments Off on The Big Give

The Big Give

The Big Give

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