How are local community orgs supporting refugees during the shutdown?
Jason works as a volunteer for a refugee living facility organi in Chicago, IL.
Dear Cause/Connect organization member, A Cause/Connect group member in Chicago, IL, asks this question that we think someone from your group could help answer. "How are local community orgs supporting refugees during the shutdown?"
There is a federal government shutdown and he doesn't know how this will impact the refugees he volunteers with living in the house.
Cause/Connect found 3 relevant groups who may be able to help you. Click to continue the conversation.
Seeking answers from organizers similar to his own, he logs onto Cause/Connect and composes his question: "How are community centers supporting refugees during the shutdown? What information do I need to equip refugees with to navigate this period as they are in the process of applying for asylum?"
Using natural language processing, Cause/Connect automatically connects Jason to three members of the Cause/Connect group network who have similar experience to Jason's with Jason's question.
Jason receives answers and relevant tips from subject matter experts from various relevant Facebook groups on how to advocate on behalf of refugees during a federal government shutdown.
Jason passes on the most important information he learned to the refugees he works with. He feels supported, informed, and empowered to continue taking action in his community.