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Solar Eclipse

IIB and ECDOH Make Important Solar Eclipse Prep Information Available in 11 Languages  

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Total Solar Eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, 2024 The International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) has translated and made available important information about the total solar eclipse so people can safely enjoy this unique astrological phenomenon. IIB translated eclipse safety and preparedness information flyers into many of the top languages spoken in Western New York: عربية  Arabic Solar Eclipse Prep…
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The International Institute of Buffalo Launches Interpreting and Translation Services in Klingon Language

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April 1, 2024 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Dax, Son of Kang, Minister of Information Directorate, High Council, Klingon Empire Gabe DiMaio, Communications Director, International Institute of Buffalo (716) 883-1900 x377   Mobile: (716) 970-2357   The International Institute of Buffalo Launches Interpreting and Translation Services in Klingon Language Today, the International Institute of Buffalo and the Information Directorate…
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March 2024 Newsletter

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The latest and the greatest information from the International Institute of Buffalo in the form of our February 2024 Newsletter. Get more information about: Thoughts women who are overlooked from Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi Info on A Taste of the Middle East reception for members of the Good Neighbors Society Info on Community World Trivia An update on donations Welcoming our…
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In Case You Missed It: Model UN on WGRZ

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With over 800 students from 40 local schools representing 73 countries, it was our largest Model United Nations!  Thanks to the local media who covered it, including Lauren Hall from WGRZ. https://youtu.be/YN-Ra1sXnUQ?si=5ozgkiSzZUHFVes2 Model UN challenges future leaders to address pressing and complex issues at the heart of global conversations. The event engages students, requiring them to write, debate, amend, and vote…
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Jenna Reiner - English, French, Haitian Creole, and Latin translator

Meet the Linguist- Jenna Reiner – English, French, Haitian Creole, and Latin Translator

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Jenna began studying French in middle school and continued throughout high school. She ultimately earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in French Language and Linguistics from the University at Buffalo. Jenna began studying Latin in high school and continued throughout her undergraduate and graduate years at the University at Buffalo. She also studied Haitian Creole in graduate school while at…
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Chair of NYS Assembly’s Task Force on New Americans Visits Buffalo Calling for Increased Funding

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International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi joined Assemblymember Jon D. Rivera, State Senator Sean Ryan, and representatives of the Refugee Partnership (TRP) to welcome the Chair of NYS Assembly’s Task Force on New Americans, Assemblymember Phara Souffrant Forrest to Buffalo as they all called for $8 million in funding for the New York State Enhanced Services to Refugees…
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February 2024 Newsletter

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The latest and the greatest information from the International Institute of Buffalo in the form of our February 2024 Newsletter. Get more information about: Thoughts on s0me of the thing you may not know about IIB from Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi Info on A Taste of the Middle East reception for members of the Good Neighbors Society An update on donations…
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Jennifer Rizzo Choi

In the Community: Jennifer Rizzo-Choi at Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

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IB Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi discussed the issue of immigration during Theodore Roosevelt's lifetime, dispelled persisting myths about immigrants, and underscored the positive impacts that New Americans have in Western New York during her presentation, "Immigration Will Always be an American Story."  She also discussed the important work of assisting newly arrived Americans in our community. The presentation was part…
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