October 04, 2023

Refugee Services Update, October 2023

Hear about current programs and activities at Refugee & Immigrant Support Services of Emmaus (RISSE) to welcome asylum seekers and others to the Capital Region. Daniel Butterworth, RISSE Executive Director, overviews projects, discusses the high number of people relocating to the Capital Region (from New York City relocations and others) and the complexity of their needs, and lists some of the many organizations coordinating services to help them. He also invites folks to volunteer to help with programs for kids & adults, and welcomes everyone to attend their annual celebration on October 12th at 240 W. Lawrence St. in Albany’s Pine Hills neighborhood. For more information, visit www.risse-albany.org. Produced by Brea Barthel for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.

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