4 09, 2019

Raising up immigrant stories through photographs: Meet Becky

2020-04-21T19:38:11-04:00September 4th, 2019|

Inspired by a desire to make world cultures more accessible to New Hampshirites, photographer Becky Field has made it her life's work to capture, celebrate, and raise up images of cultural diversity in the Granite State. While highlighting cultural differences, her work illustrates the human themes of family, faith, work, and community that are [...]

30 05, 2019

Intellia Therapeutics organizes volunteers to support education and child reunification in Massachusetts

2022-03-07T17:21:50-05:00May 30th, 2019|

In May, 20 volunteers from Cambridge-based Biotech firm Intellia Therapeutics  visited IINE offices to tackle an office-wide spring cleaning and provide behind-the-scenes support to refugees, immigrants, and unaccompanied immigrant minors. Intellia’s team started with lunch and an info-session to learn about refugee affairs and the needs of local organizations.  After pizza and discussion, [...]

11 04, 2019

Discovering Diversity, Experiencing New Cultures …Down the Street in Manchester, NH

2022-03-07T17:27:13-05:00April 11th, 2019|

For many years, Kerry lived in a diverse New York City neighborhood surrounded by people from different cultural backgrounds. So when she moved to Manchester, NH, she wasn’t used to being in a relatively small and more homogenous town. Kerry first heard about IINE when she attended a live performance of Suitcase Stories®, a [...]

22 02, 2019

Ten Minutes from Home, A World Away

2022-03-10T09:10:19-05:00February 22nd, 2019|

When Jordan, a senior at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, signed up for a “Winter Break Community Service” trip through the college’s Campus Ministry office, she said she was surprised to learn her service assignment was not in a far-flung region of the country. It wasn’t even in a different state. Her placement [...]

29 05, 2017

Fostering Friendships over Food

2022-03-11T11:38:37-05:00May 29th, 2017|

IINE-Lowell and local community groups unite residents and newcomers at shared dinners. On Jan. 24, 2017, Lowell community members and three newly- arrived Congolese families gathered for a meal at IINE-Lowell’s site office. The potluck meal was hosted by the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Khalil Abdo’s smile disguises the difficult [...]

29 05, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight

2022-03-11T11:36:49-05:00May 29th, 2017|

Thank you for your dedication and continued support of the Institute. Karen Márquez, IINE-Boston On why she volunteers: “I am an ESOL volunteer and I assist the teachers with their lessons. I also have the opportunity to teach lessons myself and it is the most rewarding feeling in the world!” Calley Milne, IINE-Manchester Calley [...]

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