You are not alone if you have trouble understand the current situation regarding the worldwide refugee crisis and the refugee resettlement process.

RSS offers free Refugee 101 Workshops open especially for those who are considering becoming involved as a volunteer.


Get the answers to these questions:
  • How does someone become a refugee?
  • How do refugees get from their homelands to Charlotte?
  • What are the challenges that refugees face?
  • How can you help?

Refugee 101 sessions are held a few times per month on specific dates from 9:30 am-11 am in the Conference Room at the Galilee Center, 3601 Central Ave.  Pre-Registration is mandatory! View list of available classes.


Additionally, members of the RSS staff are available to come to your organization’s or group’s meeting to present a Refugee 101 Workshop for you!

RSS will be happy to provide a Refugee 101 Training at your location.  Information will include answers to the following:

  • How do people become refugees?
  • What is the process for a refugee to get from their home country to the USA?
  • What challenges to newcomers face in the USA?
  • What services does RSS provide?
  • How can I help?

Just let us know more about your needs here.

Being informed about the facts is important!

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