Accomplishments

  • Raised funds for Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees and Lighthouse Peace Initiative (Lebanon)

  • Coalition members have opened their homes for temporary and long-term housing to asylum seekers

  • Program partnerships with Tiyya Foundation, HIAS, and Home for Refugees, and each Coalition member organization

  • 2 Diaper drives for the Tiyya Foundation
  • Back-to-school supplies drive for the Tiyya Foundation
  • New toys drive for Home for Refugees
  • Clothing drive for Friends of OC Detainees

  • Drive to support the Shelter run by the San Diego Rapid Response Network

  • Screening of  Exodus: a documentary about refugees and their perilous journeys to Greece

  • Educational programs introducing OC-resettled refugees to the Jewish community

  • Coalition members volunteering with OC orgs providing direct service to refugees

  • Coalition Leaders’ participation in HIAS mission to Mexico to visit detainees & deportees

  • Coalition Leaders' participation in OC advocacy training

  • Advocacy in support of raising the refugee cap for the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program

  • Meetings with local policy makers and legislators

  • Op-Eds published by Coalition leadership

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