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45th International Taste of Columbus

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

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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Keyholder – Presented by Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019 in Events, Featured, News | Comments Off on Keyholder – Presented by Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Keyholder – Presented by Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Join us in supporting The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio’s Keyholder event on May 22nd at the Ohio Theatre. Keyholder is a night to celebrate shared efforts to create gender equity. It brings together women, men, and people of all ages and backgrounds! Throughout the night, guests will commit to tackling challenges that still lie ahead. There will be 2,500 or more guests sharing stories, connecting with the community, and learning from one another. Never forget that YOU hold the key. Guest speakers include Ali Raisman, Brittany...

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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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Volunteers Needed

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Events, Featured, News | Comments Off on Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

In partnership with the Mid Ohio Food Bank, the New American Coalition Presents our Fresh Food Pantry. On the first Saturday of every month until September, agencies across Columbus will be distributing food to clients and community members. Volunteers can join us to distribute food to local clients. We are also in need of reusable and plastic bags. You can bring bags with you when volunteering or drop bags off at our office. Email volunteers@ustogether.us to sign up!

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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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