FSCS success story and Egle Rosales and family.
We offer low-cost assistance for immigration and citizenship legal services. Come see us today for a consultation.
The Clothing Collaborative is moving!
Clothing Collaborative & Refugee Resource Center need clean, new or gently used clothing & shoes for adults & children, toiletries, kitchenware, and bed & bath linens.

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Check out our Annual Report
From "Travel Bans", to Executive Orders; post-election fall-out to DACA; World Refugee Day to incredible community support--it was a year of ups & downs. Read about all we've done this year and all we plan to do in the year ahead. 

We're PLATNIUM!

We just earned platinum status on Guidestar & we couldn’t be prouder. Check out our profile & maybe learn something new about us.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS?

Everyone has basic rights--no matter what your status is or who is president.

The change in policies that impact immigrants has left many in fear but some basic things remain the same and that's what your rights are. Learn what they are and how to assert them.

Know Your Rights Resources:  

Pamphlets

We partnered with RISD graduate Jason Fujikuni to design these Know Your Rights pamphlets for the community. Download them and spread them far & wide. Available in English, Spanish, & Portuguese.

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We're hiring! 

Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the Board of Directors and the Executive Director, which includes scheduling and the recording of minutes at meetings and coordinating all fundraising initiatives, including events. The EA will also be expected to accurately maintain and update the donor database. This includes recording all gifts (pledges, cash, and in-kind), generating timely acknowledgements to donors, sending reminders of pledge payments that are due, creating a variety of donor reports, coordinating communications with donors and fund-raising leaders via mail, telephone, e-mail, and social media. 

Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters by 7/20/2018to Human Resources at HR@diiri.org

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Career Developer. The Career Developer will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with clients to provide on-going support for job development and to assist when necessary in job placement. This includes preparing and revising employment documents (resumes, cover letters, applications, etc.), coaching on workforce culture, teaching technical skills (job search, interview preparation, etc.), and providing assessment. The Career Developer will also be expected to coordinate with the Education and Training team to choose topics for presentations and workshops for classes and with recruitment for different events. In addition, this position will assist in maintaining quality assurance of supporting data reported out to funders and the agency and of documentation pertaining to employment. 

Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters by 7/20/2018to Human Resources at HR@diiri.org

 

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