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Welcome shirts

  Buy a shirt to tell refugees and immigrants they are Welcome We want to share the message Welcome #ThisIsYourHomeToo with all refugees and immigrants. You can too, by purchasing a shirt from our Welcoming Campaign. Shirts and tanks cost $24. Kids shirts are also available for $15. World Refugee Day is June 20th Send ... Read more

Monica Phromsavanh: from refugee to a successful entrepreneur

Monica Phromsavanh fled Laos with her family to seek asylum in Argentina. Since then, she has built her own mega-successful fashion business.  An entrepreneur is someone who operates their own business. Entrepreneurs are often risk-takers since starting a business involve serious financial commitments and risks. Monica Phromsavanh, the founder of ModaBox, is a true entrepreneur. Monica’s ... Read more

The Refugee Center Online: 2018 highlights and goals for the year ahead

The year 2018 was full of positive growth and change for the Refugee Center Online. We expanded our staff, gained new leadership and – most importantly – provided help to a fast-growing number of immigrants, asylum seekers, and refugees. We are happy to say that we met and exceeded most of our goals for 2018. ... Read more
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Welcome Refugees to Your Community

As a community member you can help welcome refugees to your community.

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Preparing to teach refugees and immigrants

The Refugee Center Online is lucky to have 32 teachers taking our Educating Refugee and Immigrant Students course. Many are from Missoula and have just started to teach refugees and immigrants. Prior to 2016, it had been over 30 years since there was a refugee resettlement office in Missoula, Montana. Many of the refugee resettlement ... Read more

Why hiring refugees is a win for Creative Snacks

Creative Snacks is known for its healthy products and innovative hiring practices. The company proves that hiring refugees is a smart investment in many ways. Most people know the Creative Snacks Company for the delicious food they produce. They focus on healthier snacking and making consumers aware of what’s in their food. Looking a bit ... Read more