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CRIS Art Gala & Auction

  CRIS Art Gala & Auction

Community Refugee & Immigration Services (CRIS) is partnering with the Columbus Crossing Borders Project (CCBP) in a public art auction of the CCBP original paintings. This special evening will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and live music. All proceeds from the sale of these 34 paintings will be donated to support CRIS’ work. The event will […]

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Ohio May Force Sanctuary Cities to Cooperate with ICE

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio May Force Sanctuary Cities to Cooperate with ICE

By Jake Zuckerman Ohio House Republicans resumed a push last Thursday to force local law enforcement to cooperate with federal authorities seeking to deport illegal immigrants. Should local governments fail to comply with requests from the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to detain suspected illegal immigrants for up to 48 hours, House Bill 169 would cut […]

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Spice Up: Dinner & Speaker Event With Tofu Louie

  Spice Up: Dinner & Speaker Event With Tofu Louie

Come listen to Tofu Louie share his story as a chef in Columbus and how his Chinese roots influenced his culinary journey. The focus of the night is to learn more about different cultural experiences through listening and storytelling. Refreshments, appetizers, and dinner will be served throughout the night. Menu to come! The menu will […]

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45th Annual International Taste of Columbus

  45th Annual International Taste of Columbus

Calling all Columbus Foodies – are you interested in trying authentic cuisine from East and Central Africa? If so, join US Together at the African Event Center at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on August 16th for a chance to try traditional African dishes from Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Somalia, among other […]

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DISPLAYced Art Exhibition and Celebration

  DISPLAYced Art Exhibition and Celebration

DISPLAYced is an art exhibition and celebration fundraiser featuring the work of refugee and immigrant artists. The event is in Columbus, OH at TRISM on March 27th, 2019 from 5-10pm. Through DISPLAYced, we are looking to celebrate the remarkable stories and beautiful cultures of our New American neighbors. DISPLAYced was the vision of seven students […]

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Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

  Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

Join us for the 40th Anniversary Columbus CROP Hunger Walk! Come enjoy the beautiful Scioto Audubon Metro Park and be sure to join us for our Send-Off Rally at 12:45 p.m. with an invocation, updates from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Church World Service, and special guest Mary Catherine Hinds: National CROP Hunger Walk/Fundraising Strategist for […]

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CRIS 5k for Refugees 2018

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill CRIS 5k for Refugees 2018

EARLY CHECK-IN for the run will be held at CRIS offices on September 7th. We are located at 1925 E Dublin Granville Road 43229. Please enter our reception office for directions to check-in. Thank you! In solidarity with the Central Ohio’s refugee and immigrant community, we invite you to join the CRIS family at our […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!