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Statement on Anti-Democratic Riots in the Capital

We are deeply disturbed by Wednesday’s riots in the nation’s capital. Scenes of violent insurgents roaming freely, destructively, and without immediate consequence through the halls of Congress are appalling. We condemn the rioters and the elected and appointed officials who incited them, including the President of the United States.  These actions imperil our democracy. We …
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Translated COVID-19 Communications

In an effort to keep our community safe, we have been collaborating with The Erie County Department of Health to have essential COVID-19 updates translated into 14 languages to make sure health information is accessible to ALL Americans. Please share this webpage and consider making a gift to the Institute to support language access services …
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Adjustments to Video Interpreting Rates

Click Here to View Video Rate Contact Updates Over the last few months, providing language access services to Limited English Proficiency clients has been challenging in ways that none of us could have anticipated. COVID-19 has changed the way the whole world works/provides services. Here at the Institute–we have seen a tremendous shift from in-person …
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Local Shopping Guide To Immigrant Run Stores

Download our free, local holiday guide to immigrant run stores Here! This year especially it is so vital that we support local, support immigrants, and support our community. Check out a few of our gift picks from some of our favorite stores! All links in the PDF click to the featured item on the store’s …
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Last Night of BWB2G Materials

Middle Eastern Cultural Packet PDF Download Dear Friends, While Buffalo Without Borders TO GO must be POSTPONED, we as an organization and community will continue to celebrate the immigrants and refugees that make our city vibrant! Join us in our celebration with our final evening’s playlist and dance video. And the digital version of our Final …
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Boostlingo Now Supports Third Party Platforms

We are excited to announce that scheduling Zoom, Google, Skype, etc. meetings through our Boostlingo platform has just become easier! Interpreting and Translation clients can find more information and step-by-step directions for scheduling meetings here: IT Service Update 11.2020.


Job Posting: New American Integration Services Coordinator

POSITION:      New American Integration Services Coordinator POSTING DATE: November 9, 2020 The New American Integration Services Coordinator (NAISC) provides support to the New American Integration department in 3 major areas: program compliance & supervision, administration, and new program implementation. The position is 40 hours per week and reports to the Director of New American Integration. The …
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Job Posting: Case Manager for Trafficked Youth

PROGRAM: Survivor Support Services SUPERVISOR: Coordinator, Human Trafficking Program WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week   QUALIFICATIONS:  Education: MS/MSW in the social work or human services area preferred Experience: Experience in providing direct human services is required. Experience serving survivors of violence and/or trauma is required. Experience in the area of cultural competency is preferred.   Additional Requirements:  ·     Excellent communication …
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Joint Statement Opposing the FY2021 Refugee Resettlement Cap

Buffalo, NY, October 29, 2020 – Yesterday, the Trump administration announced that the refugee resettlement ceiling will be set at 15,000 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. This is the lowest number since the U.S. resettlement program was established nearly 40 years ago. While the resettlement number continues to dwindle here in the United States, the …
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Join us for our Community World Trivia Night

After much consideration and planning we are pleased to be able to offer our annual trivia event virtually this fall, with the hope of an additional in-person competition in the spring. Community World Trivia will be held over Zoom on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM. Participants will play by viewing the questions on …
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