Welcoming Week is when cities, towns and organizations across the nation bring together immigrants, refugees, and long-time residents to build strong connections that make their communities a more welcoming place for all.
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County (JFS) is offering a week free virtual offerings including Cultural Humility training, Creating Welcoming Communities learnings and information, Mentorship and its Impact learnings and information, and Virtual Author/Book Event:
Meet Dina Nayeri, the Author of the Ungrateful Refugee, from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 17. She will read an excerpt of her book and take audience questions. Books will be available to purchase online!
For all the information, click HERE
JFS is seeking volunteers to assist with contactless operations at the pantry by delivering food to people in the community, using your own vehicle. Volunteers should be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Volunteers may bring their children—ages 14 and older—to assist, if desired.