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Building Peaceful Bridges
Address 1400 Patriot Blvd, P.O. Box 535, Glenview, Illinois 60026 Categories:  Immigration & Refugees Offers Opportunities Good For:  Adults, Families, Groups, Internships, People with Disabilities, Seniors
About Building Peaceful Bridges
  Building Peaceful Bridges is a nonprofit organization supporting people of all faiths whose mission is to foster multicultural relationships by assisting in the integration of refugees into American society and educating communities on the challenges facing refugee populations through their stories. Building Peaceful Bridges carries out its mission by: Assisting legal refugees to integrate into American culture by financial and non-cash donations, sponsoring and mentoring families, and partnering with other organizations (Programs: Mentoring and Sponsoring; and Bridge to Belongings)Educating communities on the challenges refugees face during resettlement and fostering multi-cultural relationships that provide the foundation for a deeper understanding, acceptance, and support (Educational Program)Advocating for improved refugee resettlement programs in coalition with Refugee Action Network (RAN), Church World Services, Refugee Council USA, International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) and the United Nations Association of Chicago. BPB supports the inclusive integration of refugees in Illinois through public policy and community education. (Advocacy Program)
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