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Our Programs

Our programs focus on workforce development, small business development, civic engagement, and creating a sense of belonging in the region. Together, international community members can build economic and social power.

Compass Community Council

The Compass Community Council is a community-led group that focuses on amplifying the voices of the immigrant, refugee & ethnic communities represented in the Greater Cincinnati Region. Members work to shape the direction of the council to uplift and strengthen the capacity of their organizations to serve the people they represent.

Civic Action for Refugee Empowerment

CARE-Cincinnati is a refugee-led group focusing on civic engagement, community outreach, and community organizing around key issues identified by community members. Participants also research and gather data on the experiences of immigrant and refugee communities. This data is shared with community leaders and stakeholders.

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Immigrant & Refugee Entrepreneur / Small Business Task Force

This collaborative program with the City of Cincinnati, African Professionals Network, and the Latina Entrepreneur Academy connects immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs to small business technical assistance, funding, legal services, coaching, and peer networks.

Immigrant and Refugee Workforce and Career Advancement Roundtable

This Roundtable works to improve accessibility of workforce development resources for immigrant and refugee communities.

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Employer Engagement Programs

Employer training and workshops enhance capacities and build strategies in areas of inclusive recruitment, hiring, onboarding, retention, and advancement related to immigrants and refugee talent.

Jobseekers Program

Provides support to internationally trained professionals to re-enter their career field.

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Interested in social, cultural, educational, and training events for immigrants and refugees living in Greater Cincinnati? Check out our calendar of events.