MINN Talk and Tour: International Institute of Minnesota

  • Posted on: 25 July 2017
  • By: BetteBenson

Get an inside look from top leadership at the International Institute of Minnesota, which delivers services and resources to assist New Americans in the transition to a new life leading to economic self-sufficiency. Working together, New Americans, volunteers, and staff create not only a new home, but also a new future for those who have been displaced. From language learning and job training to citizenship classes and the celebration of cultural traditions, the Institute offers New Americans a pathway for a strong start to a new life in our community – something we all benefit from.

Space is limited, RSVP here!

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

The European Union: From refugee crisis to migration management

  • Posted on: 13 July 2017
  • By: BetteBenson

Registration: 6:00 pm
Program: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

With refugees present in nearly all countries throughout the world, it is the shared responsibility of all nations to enact change. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Renate Hahlen, the Minister Counselor of Development at the European Union Mission to the United States for her discussion of The European Union: From refugee crisis to migration management to learn how the European Union is taking action on the refugee crisis.

Space is limited, RSVP here.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Khalid Eissa Joins MINN as Volunteer Coordinator

  • Posted on: 10 July 2017
  • By: BetteBenson

Please join us in welcoming Khalid Eissa to the MINN team as Volunteer Coordinator! Khalid is a Communications Studies major at the University of Minnesota and has experience volunteering abroad as an Arabic translator at and emergency refugee center in Timișoara, Romania and eventually began to coordinate the other volunteers to help them transition from one assignment to another. In his role as Volunteer Coordinator, Khalid will oversee the recruitment and onboarding of volunteers as well as provide ongoing support to our volunteers. Khalid is excited to meet new people in the international development field who are passionate about building community. Welcome, Khalid!

MINN Talk and Tour: Witness for Peace

  • Posted on: 7 July 2017
  • By: BetteBenson

Join MINN for a Talk and Tour of Witness for Peace to get an in-depth look at the organization in a small group setting. The agenda includes an overview of the organization by Elise Roberts, National Coordinator, and Liz Moldan, Midwest Regional Office, with time for questions and answers. Space is limited, RSVP here!

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm