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Re.Source Traditional Artisans 2nd Annual Holiday Craft Sale

The Re.Source Traditional Artisans invite you to join them for a holiday craft sale being held at the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees on December 4 from 10:00am to 4:30pm. A wide selection of jewelry and handmade textiles such as scarves and table runners will be available for purchase. All proceeds will be given to the artisan group to help fund their micro-enterprise.

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Unspoken Film Festival and Conference Begins Today

The 5th Annual Unspoken Human Rights Film Festival and Conference opens today with a luncheon at SUNY Polytechnic from 11am to 2pm.  The theme for this year’s conference is Refugees, Immigrants, and the Opportunity Agenda. The film festival portion of the event begins today and runs through Saturday October 3rd. The featured film for this year’s festival is I Learn America. The opening day’s events will conclude with a Utica Fire Fly Storytelling event at 7:00pm tonight at the Tramontane Café.

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Apartments Needed

The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees has an immediate need for safe and affordable housing. The Refugee Center will continue to have a need for apartments for 2015 and 2016. In addition to our immediate needs we are looking to establish relationships with community housing providers to support our resettlement program in the coming years.  

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10th Annual Latino American Festival & Health Fair is scheduled for August 23rd

The Mohawk Valley Latino Association is proud to present the 10th Annual Latino American Festival, Sunday, August 23 from noon to 6 p.m. at Hanna Park in Utica. This year, we are collaborating with the NAACP Utica/ Oneida County branch and the American Heart Association’s “Have Faith in Heart” “Go Red for Women” campaign.

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Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees Receives Funding from United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area

The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees is pleased to announce it has received two grants from the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area: a $20,000 grant to support the agency's Newcomer Program and a $24,000 grant to support Employment Services.

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MVRCR Boilermaker 2015

Refugee Center Participation in Boilermaker Road Race 2015

On Sunday July 12, 2015 Utica will be host to the Boilermaker Road Race and the Refugee Center will be showing our support and participating in two major ways. The Refugee Center will be represented along the International Mile with volunteers and international performers through the first mile of the course. During the 5K road race look for members of the Refugee Running Team who will be wearing bright blue shirts with the MVRCR logo.

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Community Collaboration Launches Fire Prevention Outreach Campaign Targeted to Refugees

The Utica Municipal Housing Authority, the Utica Fire Department, and the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees announced today that they will be launching a media and community outreach campaign in various languages to educate local residents about fire prevention.

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World Refugee Day Celebration

MVRCR and MVCC’s World Refugee Day Celebration Brings People of Many Cultures Together for a Day of Fun!

On Saturday, June 20, 2015 The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) and Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) partnered to commemorate and celebrate Utica’s Refugee population on World Refugee Day. World Refugee Day is an official United Nations Observation Day, celebrated annually around the world on June 20th.

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Come Join in the Fun with MVRCR’s Build-A-Bike Event and World Refugee Day Celebration

Join us on Saturday June 20, 2015 for the Utica Safe Schools 10th Annual Build-A-Bike event! Doors will open at 10:00am, but lines usually begin to form earlier. This annual event aims to educate youth about the importance of wearing helmets, following traffic safety rules and riding safely every time!

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World Refugee Day 2015 Celebration Press Release

Utica, NY - The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees and Fidelis Care invite the public to join them in celebrating World Refugee Day.

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