Category: Press Releases
The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) is pleased to announce that funding received from the M&T/Partner’s Trust Fund at The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. will support cultural competency training in April of 2019 for the Utica Police Department.Read More
The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) has received funding to purchase a new agency van. The van is a vital component of the agency’s ability to serve clients and is used on a daily basis to transport individuals and families for a variety of services.Read More
The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees invites the public to the 8th annual UNSPOKEN Human Rights Festival Thursday, October 11th & Friday, October 12th, 2018. Thursday, October 11th will feature a Provider Training – Resiliency: Treating Trauma in Youth and Veterans at Delta Hotels by Marriott Utica from 8:00am-12:00pm. Tickets are $20 per participant. On Friday, October 12th, there will be a Festival Reception that will be held at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute- Sculpture Court beginning at 4:30pm. At 6:00pm in the MWPAI Auditorium, there will talk given by Kristin Beck, who is a retired United States Navy SEAL who gained public attention in 2013 when she came out as a trans woman, the first openly transgender former U.S. Navy SEAL. Beck has received multiple military awards and decorations, including a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. Following the presentation, the film “Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story” will be shown in the MWPAI Auditorium. Tickets are $50 per attendee for the reception, which includes hors d'oeuvres and beer/wine/soda, as well as admittance to the presentation by Kristin Beck and feature film.