Kazakh Leaders Examine Sustainable Energy for Media in Buffalo, NY

KAZAKH LEADERS EXAMINE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR MEDIA IN BUFFALO, NY BUFFALO, NY — The Congressional Office for International Leadership (formerly known as the Open World Leadership Center), an agency of the U.S. Congress, will send a delegation of Kazakh experts in Sustainable Energy for Media to Buffalo, NY from May 6-14, 2022. The delegation consists …
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WNYLRC Hospital Library Services Program Donates 39 Chromebooks to Afghan Clients

Assisting Afghans to Relocate, Educate, Assimilate in Western New York   Pictured at press event left to right: Grace Di Virgilio, MLS, Co-coordinator & Circuit Librarian at Hospital Library Services Program; Jennifer Rizzo-Choi, Executive Director at International Institute of Buffalo; Councilman David A. Rivera ; Denise Phillips Beehag, Director of New American Integration at International …
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News Release: International Institute of Buffalo Announces New Executive Director

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUFFALO APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Interim Executive Director Promoted to Permanent Position   Buffalo, N.Y. – The International Institute of Buffalo (IIB), a community based nonprofit that delivers impactful services to support the safety, integration and success of refugees, immigrants and survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, has announced Jennifer Rizzo-Choi …
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Refugee resettlement agency expects Ukrainian refugees will come to Buffalo

by: Chris Horvatits, Channel 4 Posted: Feb 25, 2022 / 04:28 PM EST Updated: Feb 25, 2022 / 06:15 PM EST BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — As Ukrainians flee westward out of their homeland, agencies that assist in refugee resettlement are already thinking about the possibility they may come to the United States. Jennifer Rizzo-Choi, the interim executive director …
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WNYRAC Fundraising Goal Met for Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees Campaign

Overwhelming Support for Afghan Evacuees and Final Fundraising Gift from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Close a Successful Appeal for Buffalo Refugee Resettlement and Healthcare Agencies by Todd Geise, Director of Marketing at Jewish Family Services of WNY BUFFALO, NY (February 1, 2022) Today, members of the Western New York Refugee & …
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Shop Local This Holiday – Our Guide To Immigrant-Run Businesses!

Download our free, local holiday guide to immigrant-run businesses Here! This holiday season use your consumer power for good! We are so lucky in our city to have an array of New American entrepreneurs- let’s support them as they grow their businesses and contribute to our economy! Give your loved ones unique gifts with a …
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BREAKING NEWS: GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL SIGNED THE START ACT!

The START Act, S.674/A.459, has been signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul.    The Start Act is a criminal record relief law that will enable survivors of human trafficking to petition the court to clear convictions for any and all offenses survivors were forced to commit during their exploitation.This law is a significant win for …
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Joint Statement By The Board of Directors of the International Institute of Buffalo and Eva Hassett, former Executive Director 

Joint Statement By: The Board of Directors of the International Institute of Buffalo and Eva Hassett, former Executive Director 10/7/2021 Over the past 12 years, because of Eva Hassett’s work as executive director of the International Institute, our programming has expanded, our finances have strengthened, collaboration with partners and peers has deepened and become more …
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New Interim Executive Director Named for the International Institute

The Board of Directors of the International Institute of Buffalo is pleased to introduce Jennifer Rizzo-Choi, a recent Institute board member and experienced nonprofit leader, as the Institute’s Interim Executive Director. The board will immediately begin a search for a new, permanent executive director. In the meantime, Jenny will lend her experience—including more than a …
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Donation Drive-Thru THIS FRIDAY 3:30pm-5:30pm

What: A donation drive-thru for household items for our arriving refugee cases! What we are looking for: Fans Rice Cookers Umbrellas Alarm Clock Radios Microwave Toaster ovens *NEW bath towels *NEW Twin and Full/Queen Sz Blankets *NEW Twin and Full/Queen Sz Sheets *NEW Pillows *NEW Cookware When: 3:30pm to 5:30pm Where: 864 Delaware Ave Why: …
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