Immigrant Integration | CLINIC

Immigrant Integration

Search by a particular word or phrase.
Search by a particular blog tag.
Leya Speasmaker and

Building One Community brings Coffee with a Cop to residents in Stamford, Connecticut!

Filed Under: 
Leya Speasmaker and Brian Tierney

A central fixture in how American culture honors families, Mother’s Day is often a time when parishioners come together as one and celebrate their different customs and traditions.

Filed Under: 
Leya Speasmaker

CLINIC’s Immigrant Integration Program Manager Leya Speasmaker joined Jacob Popcak on the Son Rise Morning Show in Cincinnati to discuss holiday traditions embedded in American culture that were brought to the United States by immigrants. This blog goes on to show how incorporating those faith traditions from other countries embodies the definition of integration.

Filed Under: 
Brian Tierney and Leya Speasmaker

Building One Community’s Skills Development Program is transforming relationships between immigrant communities and local businesses in Stamford, Connecticut. Launched in 2015, the program now offers three career training tracks: culinary, home health aide, and construction and landscaping. With significant support from local elected officials and community leaders, B1C’s Skills Development Program is helping immigrants adapt effectively in professional settings, while promoting acceptance and participation. It is truly a successful integration initiative.

Filed Under: 
Leya Speasmaker and Brian Tierney

Catholic Charities of Dallas’ Immigration Legal Services program, a CLINIC affiliate, has teamed up with the City of Dallas to protect the rights of immigrant residents who may be forced out of their homes at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.

Filed Under: 
Leya Speasmaker

CLINIC Immigrant Integration manager Leya Speasmaker’s newest blog encourages citizens to embrace newcomers in their neighborhood and host gatherings in their homes. This allows families, children especially, to learn and grow as they get to know cultures different from their own.

Filed Under: