Every day, your support makes new streams of upward mobility possible for refugees.
Today, we’re launching our 2016 Year-End Campaign. Our goal is to bring our innovative strategy workshops into an additional 25 cities and 4 countries where refugee resettlement is taking place, helping an additional 2000+ stakeholders who work with 70,000 refugees provide durable solutions for newcomers who traditionally struggle at the bottom of the economic ladder. FMUMP workshops, consultation, and materials provide well-researched, innovative strategies to get newcomers into living-wage career streams earlier on in the resettlement process – streams that provide a sustainable income and meet the growing industry needs of our economy.
“In 2016, our organization held over 20 events, with over 700 attendees, connecting a network of over 425 organizations in roundtable discussions. More than 6650 copies of our flagship report, Moving into the Fastlane: Understanding Upward Mobility in the Context of Resettlement, have been distributed, and online resources have been downloaded over 7000 times in 17 countries. Many of our ideas have been adopted and funded as part of resettlement programming in the US, giving newcomers important new rungs in their ladders to success. With your help, we hope to double the impact in 2017.
Even though our programming has been recognized by the White House, we really celebrate in the feedback from refugees like Carlos. Carlos, a Cuban, has been struggling along for years at minimal wages but he will, as a result of our intervention, reach living wages and fill one of America’s skill gaps within a year. We also celebrate the success of our partner agencies who have adopted our programming.
“Thank you for what you do. I can see its effects every day in the lives of the refugees we reach. On their behalf – Thank you!”
By making a tax-deductible donation, you can help support innovative programming that lifts refugees, like Carlos, out of poverty. Join this important work by making a one-time or recurring donation to equip refugee stakeholders and living-wage employers with the durable solutions and innovative solutions they need to facilitate refugee career-laddering.
In light of the uncertainties that come with this past election, our goal for this campaign is to raise $100,000 by December 31st. We need your help to make it happen.
Would you be willing to make a special year-end donation of $25, $50, $100 or whatever you can afford to help us meet our goal? Together, we can improve this country’s organizational response to resettlement, eliminate state aid dependency, foster economic growth and development, fill the long-term needs of today’s workforce, and create a more hopeful and empowering environment for newcomers.
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Thank you for your continued support and friendship.