The Trump administration’s new executive order not only caps refugee admissions nationwide at 18,000 for the next fiscal year, it also puts the onus on municipalities and states across the country to give written consent to allow refugees resettle into their communities.
Massachusetts is poised to offer that written consent, according to Gov. Charlie Baker’s office.
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New England-based Ascentria Care Alliance and its President and CEO Angela Bovill were honored at a recent awards breakfast held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, announcing the 2018 list of “Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts.” Read more
Ascentria Care Alliance, one of New England’s largest nonprofits, joined the growing number of organizations opposing the Trump administration’s proposal to slash FY 2019’s refugee admissions goal to 30,000, a 33% cut from this year. Read more
The Trump administration has just set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at 30,000 - the lowest level in U.S. history. This drastically low number will leave tens of thousands of vulnerable refugees without a chance at safety. Here is a rapid response toolkit to equip everyone to take action on this. Read more
Tell Congress to Hold the Administration Accountable to Setting and Meeting a Robust Refugee Admissions Goal Read more
Congratulations to Ascentria's own Michael Alden, VP of business development, for being chosen as one of this year's "40 Under Forty" by the Worcester Business Journal! Way to go, Michael for this well-deserved recognition!! Read more
Janet Waters, Encore Fellow at Ascentria, shares her amazing experience as a mentor to the Ruth House teen moms and the relationships developed within the teen moms and Encore volunteers. Read more
In an urgent effort to stop the administration from cutting refugee resettlement to a drastic new low, Church World Service is launching a brand new #Welcome75k Toolkit and a religious leader sign-on letter. Please join us in taking action and spreading the word. Read more