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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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I Stand for Peace Fundraiser May 1st!

Join us for a family-friendly fundraising event at Soho Buffalo! Sunday, May 1st from 11am to 3pm. Proceeds will go to resettlement and integration programs serving refugees in Buffalo. Tickets are $30 online pre-sale or $40 at the door. Kids under 13 free. Tickets include champagne wall, open bar, and hors d’oeuvres. Basket raffle, silent …
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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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Job Posting: Case Manager – Human Trafficking Services

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUFFALO, NY, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Case Manager – Human Trafficking Services SUPERVISOR: Coordinator of Trafficking Services DEPARTMENT : Survivor Support Services WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week JOB SUMMARY: IIB seeks applicants with a passion for social justice, human rights-based work, and collaborating with a dynamic team in our efforts …
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Job Posting: Communications Leader

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUFFALO, NY, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Communications Leader DEPARTMENT: Communications WORKING HOURS: Full time 40 hours per week. Primarily 8-4 or 9-5 with some flexibility based on organization needs. SALARY: TBD JOB SUMMARY: The International Institute of Buffalo is seeking an experienced full-time communications leader to develop and execute the Institute’s …
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Job Posting: Employment Administrative Assistant

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUFFALO, NY, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Employment Administrative Assistant SUPERVISOR: Employment Program Supervisor DEPARTMENT: New American Integration WORKING HOURS: This role will be PT (20 hours week) or FT (40 hours week).  In cover letter please indicate if FT or PT is desired.  Time will be in the office. SALARY & …
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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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