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September 2019

Global Neighbor Trip September 2019

September 15 - 3:00 pm to September 23 - 3:00 pm
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The Global Neighbor program helps you extend your reach beyond the U.S. Volunteers participate in service learning trips that connect with refugees, many of whom have just fled their war-torn home countries. Currently, our main project is in Lebanon. Volunteers participate in food distribution to meet basic needs of Syrian refugees and help lead Kids Club. Kids Club provides children with high-energy fun, activities, nutritious hot meals, time away from the tent settlement and the chance to just be a…

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Cross-Cultural and Refugee Issues Training

September 21 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Exodus World Service, 780 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States
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Target Audience: College, Adults This training prepares volunteers to engage with the refugee community. It offers in-depth learning and activities to broaden a volunteer's understanding of who refugees are and how they get to the United States, as well as what help they receive when they arrive. Learn about the culture(s) of many refugees who are arriving and how to navigate cross-cultural communication and friendship. Attend training to learn how you can get involved.

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Cross-Cultural and Refugee Issues Training

September 30 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Exodus World Service, 780 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States
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Target Audience: College, Adults This training prepares volunteers to engage with the refugee community. It offers in-depth learning and activities to broaden a volunteer's understanding of who refugees are and how they get to the United States, as well as what help they receive when they arrive. Learn about the culture(s) of many refugees who are arriving and how to navigate cross-cultural communication and friendship. Attend training to learn how you can get involved.

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October 2019

Cross-Cultural and Refugee Issues Training

October 5 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Exodus World Service (Tentative), 780 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States
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Target Audience: College, Adults This training prepares volunteers to engage with the refugee community. It offers in-depth learning and activities to broaden a volunteer's understanding of who refugees are and how they get to the United States, as well as what help they receive when they arrive. Learn about the culture(s) of many refugees who are arriving and how to navigate cross-cultural communication and friendship. Attend training to learn how you can get involved.

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April 2020

Celebration of Hope

April 3, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Drury Lane Conference Center, 100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 United States
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Please join us in celebrating the transformative relationships between refugees and volunteers! You'll hear stories of connection all along the refugee highway, as volunteers embrace refugees with dignity, respect and compassion. We look forward to an inspiring evening together. Registration opens in early 2020.

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