Refugee Voices

Hear their Stories

Be an Advocate

How to be a Refugee Advocate

Educate Your Community

• Share educational tools, reports, and news items highlighting refugees in the community.
• Host a speaker at your club, organization, faith community, etc.
• Correct any misconceptions or myths you hear from those around you.

Show Your Support on Social Media

• Sample Post: Keep America welcoming. Refugee resettlement is a proud American tradition with a long history of bipartisan support. #RefugeesWelcome
• Sample Post: Refugees make America strong. My community stands with refugees. #WhereRtheRefugees

Make a Call to Congress

Sample Script: "I'm your constituent from [City/Town]. I strongly urge you to increase the refugee admissions number. Refugees make positive contributions to our communities and we want to continue welcoming them. I call on you to protect the U.S. refugee resettlement program.

Volunteer or Donate

• Help refugees settle in to their new communities by volunteering with or donating to resettlement agencies and other support institutions both here in Houston and around the nation.