In partnership with the Ad Council, Upworthy is featuring RefugeeConnect’s programming and recent World Refugee Day Cup Soccer Tournament as part of their special Embrace Refugees series. Read more here!
RefugeeConnect, a signature project of the Junior League of Cincinnati, was featured in the June Issue of connected, a publication of the Association of Junior Leagues International: Looking for a new project in 2011, the JLC began extensively evaluating service gaps in the needs of women and children in Greater Cincinnati. They discovered a missing […]
Cincinnati’s Local12 highlights RefugeeConnect‘s World Refugee Day Cup, bringing attention to 25,000 refugees in Cincinnati. The World Refugee Day Cup took place on June 4, 2016, and saw participation from more than 150 players from 15 countries. (read Local 12’s coverage here)
The Cincinnati Enquirer has excellent pre- and post-cup coverage of RefugeeConnect’s World Refugee Day Cup that took place on Saturday, June 4. How the Beautiful Game reconnects Cincinnati’s African refugees June 2, 2016 – Cincinnati Enquirer Excerpt: It may be the world’s most overcrowded refugee camp, built in western Tanzania for 50,000 people but now teeming with 160,000 […]
The JLC’s RefugeeConnect won the top prize for its “The Funnel” presentation at Fuel Cincinnati’s event on May 16.
Mint juleps, big hats, fast horses. City Beat listed the JLC’s Dark Horse Derby Party top on it’s list of derby parties in Cincinnati. Read it here.
RefugeeConnect congratulates three Burundian adults who have recently become US citizens: Rebeka Baranyibikiye, Simeon Banyankiyubusa and his wife Melanie Nsabimana. Thank you to JLC RefugeeConnect tutors!
Help JLC project GrinUp! celebrate the grand opening of the Children’s Museum’s newest exhibit, Inside the Grin!
91.7 WVXU Cincinnati highlights the work of the JLC’s RefugeeConnect and other Cincinnati organizations working to develop a support system for refugees in the Queen City. Listen to the segment to learn more about our efforts.
The Junior League of Cincinnati (JLC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Robyn Steiner Lamont, who will serve as the first Program Director for the organization’s RefugeeConnect project.