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Our Community Partner: Immigrant and Refugee Community Org
Our Community Partner: Immigrant and Refugee Community Org

Site Address:

10301 NE Glisan
Portland, OR 97220

Site Contact:

Michael Handley, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 503-234-1541

Faculty Contact:

Sandra Rosengrant, Chair, Department of Foreign Languages
Phone: 503-725-3489
Email: rosengrants@pdx.edu

Project Description:

The mission of IRCO is assist refugees, immigrants and multi-ethnic communities to develop self-sufficiency and cultural awareness while affirming and preserving each culture within an ever-changing global environment. Services available through IRCO include the Asian Family Center, the International Language Bank, youth and family services, employment programs, community education, health & environmental outreach services and arts for new immigrants program.

Project Website: www.irco.org

Type of Partnership: Community-based Learning Academic Course

Partnership Frequency: On-going, multi-term, multi-year partnership

Student Commitment: 4 students, 4 hours per week

Partnership Began: 9/14/2003

Partnership Ended: On-going