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Re-Introducing Global RefugeConnect

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Global Refuge Staff

December 8, 2020

On December 7, Global Refuge officially relaunched LIRSConnect, a space for Global Refuge to share news and resources with our community. The platform has two parts: an external supporter hub that offers opportunities for Global Refuge supporters to volunteer, advocate, educate, and more, and a private, password-protected area that can be used to securely share data and resources with our affiliates.

Learn more about what LIRSConnect has to offer below!

Global Refuge News and Updates

Visit the LIRSConnect homepage to keep up-to-date with the latest in immigration news, check out upcoming events, and read messages from Global Refuge leadership.


Our new Advocacy hub offers supporters the chance to get educated about the issues and raise their voices on behalf of immigrants and refugees. Here, our team posts the latest Action Alerts, sample letters to members of Congress, policy updates and analysis, reports, talking points, and more!

Outreach and Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up for our volunteer network and join the Global Refuge Ambassador Program to raise awareness about Global Refuge and our work in your local community and beyond. Visit our “Get Involved” page to learn more about our annual programs and  how you can get involved with and support our work serving the most vulnerable.

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