About Refugee Welcome Collective
The Refugee Welcome Collective is a community sponsorship (CS) technical assistance (TA) and training provider funded by the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM). We aim to improve outcomes for refugees resettled through the U.S. Refugee Admissions program by building capacity and expanding community sponsorship.
The Refugee Welcome Collective collaborates with partners to provide in-depth training programs, weekly learning sessions, learning resources, and on-demand technical assistance for sponsors, community sponsorship staff, refugees paired with sponsors, and community and institutional partners to support quality community sponsorship programs across the United States.
RWC training, technical assistance, learning sessions, and resources are designed based on input from national and local resettlement agencies, sponsors, and refugees paired with sponsors. We work closely with a network of national and local community sponsorship experts to identify priority areas.
Refugee Welcome Collective Team
The RWC team brings over a decade of collective experience designing and implementing community sponsorship programs.
Collective members are community sponsorship experts from national and local resettlement agencies located across the United States. Members provide critical insights into community sponsorship-related topics, help set priorities of the RWC, and contribute their knowledge and expertise to key RWC materials and resources.
RWC works in collaboration with partners to design, develop, and disseminate community sponsorship resources and information. If you are interested in partnering with the RWC, please contact us.
Resources for Refugees
A video series with practical advice for newcomers in community sponsorship. We know that the most valuable knowledge comes from those with lived experience.
Opportunities to Engage
Join our weekly Lunch and Learn, sign up for a Sounding Board social learning space session, or share your knowledge and experience with others by joining a community of practice.
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