Near & Far Aid awards immigrant community resource center $10,000 grant

July 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Near & Far Aid awards immigrant community resource center $10,000 grant

Stamford Patch July 26, 2017 Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity, a community resource center for immigrants, is grateful to have been awarded a $10,000 grant through the generosity of the Near & Far Aid Association. The award … Continue reading

WAVE OF APPRECIATION – Awards honor those who serve immigrants

July 12, 2017 | Comments Off on WAVE OF APPRECIATION – Awards honor those who serve immigrants

Stamford Advocate July 10, 2017 By Martin B. Cassidy STAMFORD — …Catalina Horak, executive director of Building One Community, nominated the Koes because of their leadership and organizing efforts to help open the Building One Community facility at 75 Selleck St. … Continue reading

Deportation threat looms in schools

June 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Deportation threat looms in schools

Stamford Advocate – EDITORIAL June 18, 2017 Maybe you believe the immigration debate has no impact on your life. Perhaps your own family’s arrival in the United States is so many generations past that commonalities with new families crossing borders have become opaque. A … Continue reading

Building One Community/NCC graduate home health aides

June 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Building One Community/NCC graduate home health aides

Stamford Advocate June 19, 2017 By Liz Skalka STAMFORD — Twenty-three people representing 11 countries graduated this month from a home health aide training program offered through Building One Community and Norwalk Community College. Diplomas from the program’s second ever … Continue reading

Stamford superintendent calms fears of immigration agents in schools

June 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Stamford superintendent calms fears of immigration agents in schools

  Stamford Advocate June 13, 2017 By Nora Naughton STAMFORD – Gricelda Mendez is concerned her two children might be targets of federal immigration agents while they’re in school. Mendez, a Guatemalan immigrant, spoke through a translator to express her fear of … Continue reading