Economic Inclusion

HIAS Puts Chromebooks and Computer Education In The Hands of Clients

Dec 16, 2020

COVID-19 has made computers a greater necessity for newcomers than ever before. HIAS and its local affiliates are stepping in to teach clients how to use them.

Trying to Help Refugees into the Workplace? Now There's an App for That.

Nov 20, 2020

It’s often hard for refugees to find jobs, but what if there were an app to help them? HIAS is now partnering with SkillLab to promote economic integration for refugees in Ecuador, Peru, and Panama.

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador was awarded by the UN for its work in gender equality programming and an agribusiness project.

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS's international program teams played a key role at the 2020 UNHCR-NGO Global Annual Consultations.

Refugees Succeed, and In Turn Inspire Those Who Help Them

Sep 24, 2020

Despite these tough times, there are still stories of hope and resilience that bolster refugees and inspire those helping them.

Briefing: Integrating Refugees into the U.S. Economy

Jul 20, 2020

Keith Combs, HIAS’ Economic Inclusion program manager, hosts a panel discussion on how HIAS prepares recently resettled refugees to enter the U.S. workforce.

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance

Jul 07, 2020

HIAS has rapidly created systems to protect refugees facing emergencies and to deliver aid to them during the pandemic.

Digital Marketing + Corporate Partnerships = Success for Refugee Entrepreneurs

Jun 29, 2020

HIAS is working with corporations to help refugee entrepreneurs in Ecuador and Peru grow their businesses.

Briefing: In Search of Safety — LGBTQ Refugee Protection and HIAS

Jun 25, 2020

In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, three experts discuss the unique needs and vulnerabilities of this population, and how HIAS and our U.S. and international partners have stepped up to advocate for the human rights of our LGBTQ clients and provide lifesaving support.
COVID-19 Economic Impact Briefing Call

Briefing: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Refugees

May 07, 2020

In this HIAS briefing call, Galo Quizanga, director of global economic inclusion and Alicia Wrenn, senior director of resettlement and integration, discuss how refugees in the U.S. and around the world are being impacted economically by COVID-19.

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