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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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Fight Family Separation Fundraiser

  Fight Family Separation Fundraiser

A fundraiser to FIGHT family separations at the border Drink Specials! Catering from Freedom a la Cart! Por’ketta Food Truck! A speaker from RAICES Texas with updates from the border! More speakers to be announced! And even more activities and advocacy opportunities! Join us at the St. James Tavern for fundraiser to benefit two charities: […]

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Immigration and Refugees in Central Ohio – A Panel Discussion

  Immigration and Refugees in Central Ohio – A Panel Discussion

Jennifer Nimer, from the Council on American-Islamic Relations – Columbus; Jhuma Acharya, of Community Refugee and Immigration Services; and Amanda Pritt, from US Together, will share the challenges and issues facing immigrants in our community. They will also answer questions about the work they do and the people they serve.

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Columbus Stands Behind Support of DACA

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Stands Behind Support of DACA

As the federal government scrambles to avoid a shutdown at midnight tonight, much of the conversation centers around the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While national lawmakers struggle to reach a deal, many in Columbus are taking a firm stance behind supporting the program that provides protection for young unauthorized immigrants — commonly referred […]

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Opinion: In Defense of Foreign Aid

John Lundine John Lundine Opinion: In Defense of Foreign Aid

Foreign aid is in the news again. As the Trump Administration proposes $54 billion in cuts to the federal budget to increase military expenditures, they are targeting a significant reduction in foreign aid. In response to this, a diverse chorus of supporters has come forward in support of foreign aid.  This includes more than 100 […]

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