UPDATE, 7/29/2014: We need EVERYONE to be making the call to support continued funding for refugee programs. As all of our concern grows for the children and families fleeing violence in Central America and seeking safety in the United States, the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) has reprogrammed $94 million from refugee services to meet the needs of these children. Refugee services are already underfunded as it is, and these cuts are having devastating consequences for refugees and the communities that welcome them. Click here for more information on how you can raise your voice in support of unaccompanied minors and resettled refugees.
Click here for a Refugee Advocacy Toolkit. This toolkit from CWS Global has some great tips for organizing and advocacy.
- Talking Points 1 : Three suggestions for what to cover when you call your representative to talk about funding for refugee assistance.
- New Years Resolutions : Goal-setting for immigration and refugee advocacy. Watch our Executive Director’s resolution .
- Impact Others : A brief look at how immigration reform will impact refugees
- Service Speaks Advocates