Junior League of Cincinnati welcomes world refugee population

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 link between refugee families and organizations that provide support services; RefugeeConnect was born two years later.

Today, the organization hosts a virtual resource center that connects refugees and service providers. The site also increases community awareness of refugees, shares volunteer opportunities, and promotes upcoming advocacy events. (read more)