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Support parents who are eager to learn English by offering affordable,
accessible childcare in a warm community at the newly launched Global Roots Play School.


Ithaca Welcomes Refugees is a volunteer led community initiative that fosters a welcoming and fair environment for refugees who come to our region. Our hope is that these efforts will continue the development of Ithaca as a welcoming host community in times of great global need.

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Learn about the people, experiences, and circumstances behind the current refugee situations. Read informative news articles, check out our FAQs section and learn more about the refugee process. Read a summary of the latest on the Trump travel ban here.