HIAS New York

Pride Month: Attorney Cynthia Katz Reflects

HIAS Supervising Attorney Cynthia Katz reflects on helping LGBTQ refugees during Pride Month.

Meet HIAS New York

HIAS New York's Marisa Ostrofsky offers a look at her colleagues and her own personal history as a refugee.

Welcoming Refugees, One Word At A Time

HIAS volunteer and English tutor Carol Barker has developed strong bonds with Larissa Lakouetene, a resettled refugee from the Central African Republic.

Volunteers Allow HIAS' New York Clients to Weather the Pandemic

Aug 26, 2020

HIAS volunteers help with everything refugees and refugee seekers need to live stable lives, from providing for basic needs to career mentorship and English tutoring.

When Refugees Need Help, HIAS Volunteers Step Up

Jun 09, 2020

More than 1,700 volunteers help HIAS clients get the services they need to thrive in the United States.

Accenture Volunteers Help HIAS Clients On the Job Hunt

Feb 06, 2020

Navigating a job search can be hard for anyone. For refugees still adapting to life in a new country, it’s one of the biggest challenges they face. With little knowledge of where to look for jobs or how to apply for them, the process can seem overwhelming.

HIAS Hosts Awards Dinner

Nov 18, 2019

On November 14, more than 300 guests gathered at Manhattan's Prince George Ballroom for the HIAS Awards, the organization's first major celebration dinner since 2001.

Volunteer Spotlight: Teaching English and So Much More

Mar 22, 2019

Neal Smith, a HIAS volunteer, uses his English skills to support refugee clients.

Through Tech Course, Refugees Take Another Step Forward in New York

Apr 27, 2018

“This may be the first official document of great value many of you will have received in your new country,” she said, “but this is just your first step.”

Interfaith Volunteers Find Common Ground with Refugees in Westchester

Apr 09, 2018

“This is the same story of my grandparents more than a hundred years ago. People came from somewhere, they had guts and grit, and some help, and a hundred years later here we are.”

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