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West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: October 13, 2014, 4:36 PM

Description

Founded in 2006 by immigrants and refugees, the West Michigan Refugee Education & Cultural Center (WMRECC) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Its goal is to support families and individuals to gain the skills necessary for successful integration into the community.

Mission

To support refugee children and families to gain the necessary skills for seamless and successful integration into the community through providing comprehensive educational support and youth development services, along with fostering cultural knowledge and understanding.

The main objectives of the program are as follows:

  • Empower refugee families to succeed in school and in life.
  • Support refugee children to finish school and become self-sufficient.
  • Provide refugee families a place to socialize to strengthen their families and their communities.
  • Foster a lasting sense of community that will benefit both refugee and non-refugee families alike.
  • Foster leadership development in the refugee community.

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  • Parent Mentor - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 13, 2014
    Location:
    Kentwood, MI, US
    Description:
    The Parent Mentor assists with facilitating small group parent workshops for recently arrived refugee parents of school-aged children. The workshop will run for...
  • Tutor - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 10, 2014
    Location:
    Kentwood, MI, US
    Description:
    West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center tutors are responsible for tutoring students attending the after school program at least once a week.
  • Fall Tutor - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    August 4, 2014
    Location:
    Kentwood, MI, US
    Description:
    West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural center tutors are responsible for tutoring students attending the after school program at least once a week. Tutors...

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Contact information

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Website:
http://www.westmirefugee.org
Government ID number:
06-1770896
Phone:
6162479611
Address:
2130 Enterprise St SE, Kentwood, MI, 49508, US

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