Working with Global Communities, Locally
Glocal Community Partners is a non-profit ministry of Cole Community Church whose mission is to mobilize, train and connect volunteers with our New American neighbors in friendship. We have found that these friendships are not only an important to the process of the healing and the integration, but the are they enrich the lives of those who have the privilege of getting involved.
Every Glocal Friend will receive training and be matched with a refugee family. This can be a team of people, a couple or an individual. Friendships are such an important part of the process of healing and adjusting to a new life in America. Please consider becoming a Glocal Friend!Learn More
There are many bite-size things to be done to help meet the needs of a person, family or several families. Help is often needed with tutoring English, drive to medical appointments, take shopping, teach cooking on an electric stove, help to prepare for a job, etc.Learn More
Tell your representatives what you think refugees contribute to Boise and Idaho!Learn More
The local world of Boise is now made up of a global community of more than 15,000 people who have come as refugees within the last two decades. Our New American neighbors have come from all over the world and bring with them a tremendous diversity of cultures, language and religions, but who share the common journey of persecution, escape and survival. They are people who cannot go home or are afraid to go home because of persecution on account of their race, religion, nationality or particular social group.View More