Posts Tagged 'Office of Refugee Resettlement'

U.S. gov’t awards $250K to create LGBT refugee resource center

Repost from the Washington Balde

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced that it has awarded $250,000 to a Chicago-based human rights organization to create the first-ever resource center supporting the resettlement of LGBT refugees in the United States.

The Office of Refugee Resettlement, a division of the Administration for Children & Families at the Department of Health & Human Services, gave the $250,000 contract to the Heartland Alliance of Chicago to create a training and technical assistance center for LGBT refugees. Continue reading

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