Economic Inclusion

Helping Refugees Find Financial Footing

When people flee violence and persecution, they leave their whole lives behind and have to start over from scratch.

VIDEO: Helping Refugees Find Financial Footing

Jun 15, 2022

Watch HIAS' new video about its economic inclusion programs that help refugees become financially independent.

How HIAS Gets Vital Cash To Displaced Ukrainians

May 18, 2022

To help meet urgent needs for food, shelter, and money exacerbated by lost jobs and livelihoods, HIAS partner R2P launched a direct Cash Assistance Program for internally displaced persons.

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come

May 05, 2022

Raphael Marcus, HIAS’ senior vice president of programs, recently returned from a trip to Ukraine and Poland. He explained HIAS' work there and some plans for the future.

HIAS Aruba Opens Community Center, Fosters Local Integration

Apr 20, 2022

HIAS Aruba recently opened a community center to expand its support services to more than 5,000 refugees and migrants on the island.

This Passover, European Jews Step up to Welcome Refugees

Apr 13, 2022

People in countries neighboring Ukraine along with Western European Jewish groups are preparing to welcome refugees into their own communities.

HIAS Finds Ways to Help in Honduras

Apr 06, 2022

HIAS might expand its Latin American presence to help internally displaced people in communities also suffering from unemployment and gang violence.

Across Europe, HIAS Responds to Many Needs of Ukraine Refugees

Apr 01, 2022

HIAS is helping with the immediate needs of both internally displaced persons inside Ukraine and refugees in the bordering countries of Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Moldova where more than four million have fled.

VIDEO: How HIAS Partner R2P is Responding to Ukraine Crisis

Feb 28, 2022

Alexander Galkin, Director of Ukrainian NGO Right to Protection (R2P), discusses how the organization has adapted and is responding to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Last Evacuated Afghans Leave U.S. Bases, But More Work Remains

Feb 22, 2022

Just days after the six month anniversary of the fall of Kabul, the last Afghan refugees who made it to America have finally left U.S. military bases. This historic moment was just part of a larger — and still ongoing — historic response by resettlement agencies and communities across the U.S., which includes HIAS and its affiliate network.