Please consider volunteering at any of these wonderful organizations if you are looking for more experience working with transnational communities in Nashville!
- Nashville International Center for Empowerment, particularly their after-school refugee youth services program for middle school students (RISE).
- Journey, an after-school program for resettled refugee adolescents, is seeking volunteers at three locations. Journey Youth Program
- Casa Azafrán or any of their affiliated organizations that support immigrant communities in Nashville
- Catholic Charities is looking for “Superhero Mentors” for resettled refugees aged 9-17. Learn more here: Because every kid
- Check out Nashville Public Television’s wealth of resources that can help you learn about local transnational communities here in Nashville.
- The public libraries in Nashville have started a New Americans’ Corner, which is a new addition to their supports for transnational communities.
- TIRRC is looking for volunteers for their English Innovations program.
- Let’s Play! (Language Education Through Sports) is seeking volunteers.
- You can find a collection of community organizations and resources here: https://rissc.wordpress.com/
Through my work with Alignment Nashville’s Team for the Integration of Immigrant Families and the Nashville Task Force on Refugees and Immigrants, I will continue to learn about, contribute to, and post resources and opportunities here.