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August 2021

The Afghan Crisis: How to Help Our Neighbors

August 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As the humanitarian disaster unfolds in Afghanistan, we know that many are feeling confused, devastated, and helpless. Join Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service for a ... Read more

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Solidarity and Sacred Silence Interfaith Prayer Vigil: Afghanistan

August 31, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join LIRS and our interfaith partners on August 31st at 4 pm EST to hold space for our friends impacted by what’s happening in Afghanistan ... Read more

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September 2021

Just Movement: Creating Equitable Pathways for Migration in the Wake of Climate Disaster

September 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Across the globe, the effects of climate change-related disasters are exacerbating humanitarian crises, widening inequality, and driving vulnerable populations to move. Most climate disasters will ... Read more

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Call to Welcome: Co-Sponsorship

September 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join LIRS and our amazing guest speakers to learn more about how you and your community can support our refugee neighbors through what we call, ... Read more

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October 2021

Climate Justice and Migration: A Faith Perspective

October 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

As we continue to see the effects of climate change on various parts of the world, displacement from climate disasters is becoming less of far ... Read more

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Hope for the Holidays Webinar

October 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Join LIRS to kick off our flagship annual program, Hope for the Holidays! Each year, with the support of our hundreds of partners across the ... Read more

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November 2021

What’s Next? – Operation Allies Welcome and the State of Refugee Resettlement

November 16, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This month, tens of thousands of Afghans will leave the military bass where they've been staying and begin their new lives in our communities. At ... Read more

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February 2022

LIRS Culture Kitchen: Andy Shallal of Busboys and Poets is Back!

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LIRS Culture Kitchen is back! Join LIRS CEO Krish O'Mara Vignarajah as she meets with immigrant chefs, restaurant owners, and others in the culinary world ... Read more

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April 2022

DMV Hiring Fair for Newly Arrived Afghans

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

CALL FOR EMPLOYERS IN THE DMV: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, and the Tent Partnership for Refugees invite you to participate ... Read more

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May 2022

Ukraine Crisis Update: Welcoming Our Ukrainian Neighbors

May 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On the heels of President Biden’s announcement of his plan to welcome 100,000 Ukrainians to the United States, LIRS and our partners will provide an ... Read more

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