27 10, 2017

America: The Persian Rug

2018-10-25T16:46:55+00:00October 27th, 2017|

This is the first blog in a series of posts highlighting immigrants in business across New England. Today, Massachusetts is made up of more than one million immigrants, with approximately one out of every seven residents being foreign-born. These new Americans are entrepreneurs, job creators, taxpayers, and consumers, making them critical contributors to Massachusetts’ [...]

26 10, 2017

Happy Halloween! (Or, Happy Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve!)

2018-11-27T12:33:47+00:00October 26th, 2017|

    In the United States, children and adults alike have been preparing for Halloween for several weeks; searching for the perfect costume, decorating homes, and buying candy for trick-or-treaters (one quarter of all the candy sold annually in the U.S. is purchased for this day!) While Halloween continues to be a very popular [...]

24 10, 2017

End Of Year State Of The Org

2018-10-25T16:46:55+00:00October 24th, 2017|

Dear Friends: In 1918, the year before we opened the International Institute in Lowell, Congress adopted legislation allowing the U.S. to deport foreign-born people – without due process – if they were affiliated with any group opposed to organized government. In 1924, the year our Boston site opened, President Calvin Coolidge signed into [...]

17 10, 2017

FACT & FICTION: Debunking myths about immigrants and refugees

2018-10-25T16:46:55+00:00October 17th, 2017|

August 10, 2017 “It’s a fact: Immigrants make communities safer” The impact of immigration on every part of society is a topic consistently debated both in the news and on social media. As supporters of New Americans, the International Institute of New England (IINE) takes this opportunity to share facts and information that de-bunk [...]

17 10, 2017

Still Standing with Refugees

2019-02-12T20:41:53+00:00October 17th, 2017|

FROM THE CEO’S DESK   Since the International Institute of New England (IINE) began hosting the Suitcase Stories series in April 2017, more than 1,000 people have attended a show and had their hearts and minds changed forever. Since the IINE community just wrapped up our final 2017 performance of Suitcase Stories in Boston, I’m taking the [...]

16 10, 2017

Manchester Community Relations Manager

2018-10-25T16:48:57+00:00October 16th, 2017|

Reports to: Chief Development Officer Supervision:  AmeriCorps Member Status: Exempt   Overview: The New Hampshire Community Relations Manager drives fundraising and community education efforts in Manchester and surrounding communities in New Hampshire. With support from an AmeriCorps member, s/he oversees the volunteer program in our Manchester office.  S/he is a member of the [...]

10 10, 2017

AmeriCorps/Refugee Corps Volunteer Coordinator

2018-10-25T16:48:57+00:00October 10th, 2017|

Note: This position requires great flexibility and willingness to travel. A valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation will be required. Primary Office: Manchester, NH Reports to:  Manchester Program Director Overview: The AmeriCorps/Refugee Corps member will recruit, train, and manage volunteers responsible for facilitating English as a Second Language instruction, cultural orientation [...]