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Alicia Gómez, IWC Administrative Assistant, and Rose Ohiami, Community Resource Specialist at La Plaza and IWC Natural Helper, at Family Safety Plan Night on 5/23/17.

Prepared families = Stronger communities

We know that many immigrant families feel fear that they could be separated due to emergencies such as detention or deportation, but we believe our communities and families are stronger when we are prepared. As a follow up to many Know Your Rights presentations that have been held since the change in U.S administration in […]

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Immigrant Welcome Center Welcomes Three New Board Members

The Immigrant Welcome Center is adding three members to the organization’s board of directors. Helene Cross, Jackie Nytes and Mario Rodriguez will begin their board terms on April 4, 2016. “These three individuals bring diverse leadership and life experiences to our board,” says Terri Morris Downs, executive director of the Immigrant Welcome Center. “Their guidance […]

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Indianapolis Selected for Gateways for Growth Challenge

Twenty U.S. cities chosen for program created by Partnership for a New American Economy (PNAE) and Welcoming America INDIANAPOLIS — The Partnership for a New American Economy Research Fund (PNAE) and Welcoming America selected Indianapolis to take part in their Gateways for Growth Challenge, a program that supports the development and implementation of multi-sector strategic […]

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A Call for Liberty and Justice for All

On Monday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced he is suspending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in our state. We believe the Governor’s statement unfairly characterizes Hoosiers as unwelcoming, and does not reflect the diversity most of us value in our communities. We too are saddened by the tragedy and loss of innocent lives in Paris. But […]

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Natural Helper Connects Immigrant to Attorney General’s Office

Natural Helper Connects Immigrant to Attorney General’s Office Case Involving Car Warranty is Subsequently Appealed Buying a car can be stressful. Imagine trying to buy one when you don’t speak the language well. Judith bought a car with a warranty that stated the dealership would cover the cost of repairs within a certain time period […]