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Private sponsorship pilot program for refugees in the works

A private sponsorship of refugees pilot will incorporate lessons learned from the Sponsor Circle Program. “Group response to sponsorship is really powerful. It increases the number of resources that folks have access to and allows for stronger community connections,” Sarah Krause, Community Sponsorship Hub executive director and co-founder.

Introducing the Sponsor Fund: A new resource for Sponsor Circles

We know that communities change for the better when we help newcomers, and from coast-to-coast, we have heard moving stories about how uniquely meaningful the sponsorship experience is for all involved. Communities everywhere have felt the power of welcome as people have stepped up to sponsor in the face of recent humanitarian crises like those…

Accenture: Accelerating refugee resettlement with modern case management

Refugee resettlement is complex. It requires the collection and management of complex data from individuals and families, as well as the involvement of many stakeholders, stringent security and medical checks, and multi-step processes, making it an especially complicated form of case management. “Taking a modern approach to case management can ensure that all stakeholders at…

Sponsor Circle Program Expands for Americans Welcoming Venezuelans

NEW YORK — The Sponsor Circle Program (SCP) today begins accepting applications from sponsors of Venezuelans who are fleeing economic and humanitarian crises and seeking refuge in the United States through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Process for Venezuelans. Sponsors who may need additional resources and support can learn more and apply at…

CSH Announces Open Call for Advisory Board Members

Overview of CSH Established in 2021, CSH is a dynamic organization dedicated to growing the role of communities in the protection, resettlement, and integration of refugees and other forcibly displaced people. Mobilizing civil society, and the public, private, and philanthropic sectors, and empowering them with resources and access, CSH shapes and coordinates a community sponsorship…

Biden administration plans private refugee sponsorship program

Sarah Krause, executive director of the Community Sponsorship Hub, which was established last year to pair private sponsors with Afghan evacuees, said it will expand opportunities for refugees themselves as well as broaden “our capacity to identify individuals that are in need of protection.” Read More