Topic: HIAS Partners

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Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Condemns House Bill’s Cuts to International Humanitarian Assistance

Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Condemns House Bill’s Cuts to International Humanitarian Assistance HIAS joins its NGO partners in condemning the State Department, Foreign Operations and Related Programs (SFOPs) bill for Fiscal Year 2024, which was approved by the House Appropriations Committee today.

Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Calls for Enhanced Coordination on Displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean 

Jul 12, 2023

HIAS Calls for Enhanced Coordination on Displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean  In an intervention delivered on Wednesday at a gathering of human rights leaders in the Western Hemisphere, Cristina Garcia, HIAS’ Senior Vice President for the Latin America and Caribbean region, called for enhanced coordination and cooperation in addressing forced displacement challenges. 

Jun 27, 2023

“Now I am Free”: A Gay Ugandan Builds Community in the U.S.

Jun 27, 2023

Robert, 36, a gay former refugee from Uganda, stands in his front yard near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during a lull in the rain on June 12, 2023. Robert was resettled by HIAS resettlement partner HIAS Pennsylvania in 2016. | In 2014, Robert fled anti-LGBTQ persecution in Uganda, eventually settling in Philadelphia with the assistance of HIAS affiliate HIAS Pennsylvania. Today, as new anti-LGBTQ legislation looms large in Uganda, he has built a new life for himself — and community for LGBTQ refugees in Philadelphia.

Jun 22, 2023

More Than Just a Free Ride: Uber Fills a Need for Refugees 

Jun 22, 2023

Man outside of Uber car, little girl inside silver car The ride sharing company has been a lifeline for displaced people for whom transportation poses great difficulty.

Jun 20, 2023

The Position of CSOs Regarding the Prevention of Violation of the Rights of Refugees During the Martial Law in Ukraine

Jun 20, 2023

The Position of CSOs Regarding the Prevention of Violation of the Rights of Refugees During the Martial Law in Ukraine The full-scale invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and a year of aggressive war in Ukraine have further exacerbated the vulnerability of asylum seekers, refugees and persons in need of complementary protection in Ukraine.

Jun 16, 2023

EU Must not be Complicit in Loss of Lives at Sea and Rights Violations at Europe’s Borders

Jun 16, 2023

EU Must not be Complicit in Loss of Lives at Sea and Rights Violations at Europe’s Borders Once again, dozens of lives have been lost at Europe’s borders due to the EU’s failure to allow people seeking protection to reach Europe safely.

Jun 13, 2023

Community Garden Offers Refugees Belonging and a Taste of Home

Jun 13, 2023

Rahmatullah Hamkar, an Afghan evacuee who was resettled by Gulf Coast JFCS, works in the organization's Refugee Garden on June 1, 2023 in Clearwater, Florida. | Community Garden for Refugees Offers Belonging & a Taste of Home | HIAS Putting down roots in a welcoming community is vital to refugees’ long-term success in the United States. To facilitate this, HIAS resettlement partner Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services has developed a community garden where clients can gather to cultivate foods used in their native cuisines.

May 15, 2023

HIAS Congratulates Amy E. Pope on Election as IOM Director General

May 15, 2023

HIAS Congratulates Amy E. Pope on Election as IOM Director General HIAS congratulates Amy E. Pope on her election as Director General of the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM).

May 9, 2023

Historic Archive Reinforces Urgency of Serving Today’s Refugees

May 9, 2023

Flowers at the commemoration event for the 80th anniversary of the uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Robert Aronson, a member and immediate past chair of the HIAS board, reflects on a recent board visit to Poland and Moldova.

Apr 27, 2023

Eight Jewish Congregations in Europe Join in Initiative to Fight Antisemitism and Promote Cross-Cultural Understanding

Apr 27, 2023

Eight Jewish Congregations in Europe Join in Initiative to Fight Antisemitism and Promote Cross-Cultural Understanding Eight Jewish congregations across Continental Europe are participating in an ambitious and innovative project, Neighbours, to tackle antisemitism and xenophobia, and promote cross-cultural and inter-religious understanding in their communities.

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