Many Cultures, Many Voices, One Heart

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FaithAction is dedicated to forming a united community of many cultures. We reach out to immigrants and refugees with language and citizenship classes, and problem-solving.We also provide seminars, workshops and conferences to encourage open-minded and open-hearted Americans.

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  • Many Cultures, Many Voices, One Heart

    1. 1. Working for Unity Celebrating Diversity
    2. 2. An introduction to the mission and work of FaithAction International House
    3. 3. Mission Statement FaithAction International House is a center for cross-cultural learning and service. We are creating a united community of many cultures.
    4. 4. People of different nations and religious traditions work together through FaithAction International House in order to form an inclusive multicultural community.
    5. 5. We provide opportunities for cross cultural learning . . . . . . and service to one’s neighbors from around the world.
    6. 6. “ We help people transcend religious, ethnic, and cultural barriers.” Dr. Mark Sills Executive Director
    7. 7. Forming a united community Multicultural Girl Scout Troops 357 and 1273 Multicultural Social Events Culturally Diverse Care Teams Cross-Cultural Seminars and Workshops English Tutors
    8. 8. Director Immigrant Assistance Center “ We assist and empower refugees and immigrants from many different nations around the world.”
    9. 9. Empowering immigrants through Help navigating systems of services Citizenship Preparation English Classes Consular Services Healthy Housing Program
    10. 10. “ FaithAction always celebrates diversity!” Mattie Williams, Director of Volunteers
    11. 11. Our “Care Teams” are ethnically and culturally diverse groups that wrap loving arms of care around families going through a crisis. Our volunteers are often drawn from within the refugee and immigrant communities we serve. You can find refugees and immigrants teaching and serving the native born in language classes.
    12. 12. We teach: Arabic Spanish French Chinese “ We build capacity for cross-cultural communication” Rebecca Burrell, Language Program Coordinator
    13. 13. One-on-one peer tutoring in English and Foreign Languages through the “Language Exchange” volunteer program Free English Classes (with child care) for Refugees and Immigrants A Family Resource Center with materials in eight languages. Helping members of our diverse society communicate!
    14. 14. We foster multicultural unity through community events
    15. 15. World Religions Day Annual Observance of
    16. 16. International Day of Peace Annual Observance of the
    17. 17. Multicultural Thanksgiving Annual Observance of a
    18. 18. <ul><li>We invite you to join us! </li></ul><ul><li>Help us strengthen our programs </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>serve more people </li></ul><ul><li>with your gifts of time and money! </li></ul>
    19. 19. Thank you! <ul><li>We look forward to your involvement and your support of our mission. </li></ul><ul><li>Call us anytime to discuss your ideas or questions – 336-379-0037 or email </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>www.faihouse.org

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