Job Posting: Somali Bantu Community Health Worker

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Position Description: Somali Bantu Community Health Worker (CHW)/FSI-R InterventionistAddressing Mental Health Disparities in Refugee Children: A CBPR Collaboration  RIAC, in partnership with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is looking for an individual from the Somali Bantu community in the Boston area to serve as a community health worker for an ongoing research project on

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Job Posting: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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We have a current opening for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Part Time – Outpatient) to work in our Community Health Clinic. See the attached listing for more information. Please direct applications to Anab Egal. RIAC Job Posting: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job Posting: ESL teacher for fall

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The Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC) is currently looking for a part time evening ESOL teacher for their classes which are held at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC). The ISBCC is located at 100 Malcolm X Blvd. in Roxbury very close to the Orange Line Roxbury Crossing MBTA station. This semester’s

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Syrian Refugees

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Since 2001, RIAC has been an affiliate of the Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC), one of nine agencies designated by the Department of State to resettle refugees. As an affiliate, RIAC resettles over 200 refugee families each year in the Greater Boston and Worcester area and helps them obtain necessary social services. There has been

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Focusing on Prostate Cancer Awareness

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Focusing on Prostate Cancer Awareness Panelists Albert Pless, Jr., Mothusi Chilume, MD, MPH Min. Myra Kinds, Sorel Bertrand, MPH, Rev. Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH RESOURCES – FOOD – MUSIC – INFORMATION – DISCUSSION – NETWORKING Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:00AM to 2:00PM Yawkey Club of Roxbury  (Boys & Girls Club of Roxbury) 115 Warren Street, Roxbury,

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Looking for English classes?

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The Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center is offering Free English Classes at ISBCC Beginner and Intermediate Levels Register at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, 100 Malcolm X Blvd. Registration dates are: September 8th 4:00 PM- 6:00 PMflyer fall 2015 September 10th 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM Please call Moira Lucey at RIAC (617) 238-2435 for

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MAWNSAP Trainings

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Our Project is called the Muslim African Women’s Network for Safety, Advocacy and Protection (MAWNSAP)*. The acronym is derived from the word mawnsap which, in Arabic and Somali, and means the right thing to do. Fighting domestic violence is the right thing to do. The Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC) offers training for victim’s

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Ohio students visit RIAC Boston

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Visitors from the Tri-County Bible Church in Madison, Ohio toured the RIAC Boston office on November 7th. Naima Agalab presented information about RIAC’s mission and its roots as the Somali Women and Children’s Association, and answered questions about her work within immigrant communities. The group was led by Pastor Greg Buchanan whose goal was to

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