First Annual Employer Roundtable: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 7:30 am – 9:00 pm, at the Jewish Family Service (8804 Balboa Avenue, San Diego CA 92123)
We are hosting the First Annual Employer Roundtable on Thursday, August 29, 2013, 7:30am – 9:00 am at Jewish Family Service (8804 Balboa Avenue, San Diego CA 92123). This will be an opportunity to hear firsthand experiences from employers who currently employ job seekers from the refugee community in a variety of different industries. Representatives from these companies will discuss the successes they have had hiring refugees as well as the strategies they have used to overcome barriers.
For more information, please contact Becky Morines, Co-Chair of the Employment Task Force at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 858-637-3333.
Third Annual World Refugee Day Celebration: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 11:00am – 4:00 pm, at the Market Creek Plaza (404 Euclid Ave, San Diego CA 92114)
Celebrate our Third Annual World Refugee Day Celebration with San Diego’s diverse community on Saturday, June 22, at the Market Creek Plaza (404 Euclid Ave, San Diego CA 92114). Join us for cultural performances and panel discussions. Round out the day by visiting our Bazaar, where you can purchase food, textiles and crafts from local refugee business owners. Detailed event information can find in the event website. For general inquiries, please contact us at email@example.com.
Third Annual International Night of Networking: Wednesday, April 24, 2013: 5:30 – 7:30 PM, at ResCare (3910 University Ave. Third Floor, San Diego CA 92105)
This will an opportunity for employers and industry representatives to informally mingle with qualified job-seekers in the fields of Information Technology, Engineering, Biotechnology, and the growing Green Industry, who have come to the US as refugees or asylees fleeing war and persecution. It is not a job fair, but rather aims to help these professionals familiarize themselves with American-style networking and to provide some general information on prospects for re-entering their fields of expertise. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refugee Employment Resource Summit: Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Cuyamaca College Student Center
Come join us at The Refugee Employment Resource Summit! The Summit is an opportunity to network with professionals from various industries in San Diego. Speak with industry representatives to find out what skills and professional experience their companies look for when they hire new employees. These representatives will participate in career panels and answer questions about their professional backgrounds. Learn how they started and cultivated their careers. They will also facilitate workshops on resume development, degree evaluation and re-certification, continuing education, and much more at the event. For more information, please visit the Facebook page for the Refugee Employment Resource Summit 2012 .
Second Annual World Refugee Day Event: Saturday, June 16, 2011 at Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA)
Meet your neighbor and celebrate World Refugee Day with San Diego’s diverse community. Detailed event information is coming soon! Please enjoy our beautiful event promotion video by a Los Angeles based photographer Samuel Bendall.
Second Annual International Night of Networking: Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 5:30 – 8:00 PM, San Diego Workforce Partnership
This evening will provide an opportunity for employers and industry representatives to informally mingle with foreign-credentialed professionals in health care, engineering and business, who have come to the US as refugees fleeing war and persecution. It is not a job fair, but rather aims to help these professionals familiarize themselves with American-style networking and to provide some general information on prospects for re-entering their fields of expertise. There will be delicious food representing various refugee cultures as well as some entertainment. To RSVP, see the full program, get directions to the venue, and other information, please visit the event website.
First Annual World Refugee Day Event: Sunday, June 19, 2011: 1 – 6 PM, Museum of Photographic Arts
Meet your neighbor and celebrate San Diego’s diversity with Pulitzer Prize winner Don Bartletti and local photography heroes Sam Hodgson and Roberto “Bear” Guerra, as we learn about refugees who contribute to their new communities in San Diego after being forced by war and persecution to flee their homes abroad. The event will also feature fantastic food representing various refugee cuisines, the San Diego premiere of “Where We Live,” a documentary by award-winning Iraqi filmmaker Fady Hadid, vivid video installations, and inspiring discussions. Representatives from the region’s refugee-serving organizations will be there as well as members of the various refugee communities. Entry to the event is FREE and includes access to the museum’s regular galleries. Visit the event website.