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US Together on Fresh Air

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in news | Comments Off on US Together on Fresh Air

www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2016/07/20/cleveland-welcomes-refugees

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US Together mentioned in VICE.com

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Events, news | Comments Off on US Together mentioned in VICE.com

https://news.vice.com/video/syrian-refugee-family-in-cleveland-today-we-cannot-go-outside

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From Refugee to Neighbor – Cleveland refugees featured in short films

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Cleveland Office, Events, news | Comments Off on From Refugee to Neighbor – Cleveland refugees featured in short films

In honor of World Refugee Day, celebrated on June 20, 2015, five local filmmakers premiered their short documentaries featuring Cleveland refugees.  The films will be screened at events in Cleveland throughout the summer.  As a member of the RSC, UST was happy to be a part of this event and looks forward to supporting future screenings!   Check out the link below for an article about the event from Fresh...

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From Struggles to Success

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in news | Comments Off on From Struggles to Success

From Struggles to Success

Being born and raised in a refugee camp in Nepal it probably never crossed young Ashmita’s mind that she would ever attend college or even graduate from high school. In 2012 her family was uprooted and moved to the United States. The transition, as you could imagine, was not an easy one, a new land, language and culture being thrown unto a young teen. But through all this she persevered and became the first in her family to graduate. During her time here in Cleveland Ashtima found a friend in her now mentor, Heather, who is a practicing...

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Now Hiring! Full-time Employment Specialist Needed!

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Cleveland Office, news | Comments Off on Now Hiring! Full-time Employment Specialist Needed!

GENERAL FUNCTION Provides employment services, including job placement, job readiness training, to refugee clients enrolled in Match Grant, RSS and YARM programs. Provides referral and enrollment services for English and skills training programs. RESPONSIBILITIES Supervision   ·         Supervises interns and volunteers for employment services   Employment Services and Case Management ·         Conducts intake interviews for clients upon enrollment in employment programs ·         Assists...

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“Sixteen” – Cleveland International Film Festival

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Cleveland Office, news | Comments Off on “Sixteen” – Cleveland International Film Festival

UST is one of 14 member organizations of the Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland. This year the RSC will be a community partner for a CIFF film called “Sixteen” click below to watch the trailer. We hope to see you at one of the 3 film showings! You can use the code “RSC” for discount...

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Welcoming Heights Initiative-Building a City of Neighbors!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Cleveland Office, news | Comments Off on Welcoming Heights Initiative-Building a City of Neighbors!

Please click on the below link to read an article in the Heights Observer written by Simeon Ogonda. Simeon is a fellow of the U.S. State Department and currently interning in the Us Together Cleveland office until December. He will be focusing on the Welcoming Heights and Refugee Youth Mentorship...

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UST Community Shopping Event!

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Cleveland Office, news | Comments Off on UST Community Shopping Event!

  We partnered with Ten Thousand Villages for a community shopping event!     Enjoy free snacks and refreshments while shopping for beautiful handmade, fair-trade gifts from all over the world. Join us on Friday, May 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 12425 Cedar Road.       15% of all sales during this event will go directly to UsTogether to help resettlement and support for the Cleveland refugees. Please contact me, Danielle, for more information...

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HIAS Conference-March 2014 Pittsburgh, PA

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Cleveland Office, Columbus Office, news | Comments Off on HIAS Conference-March 2014 Pittsburgh, PA

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