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The Impact of Youth Mentoring

October 4, 2023 | Comments Off on The Impact of Youth Mentoring
An image of a Youth Mentoring student sitting at a table

Ruth shares the stigma around joining the WRQC Youth Mentoring Program and the rewarding outcomes from simply stepping out of the comfort zone.  Resettling in a new location can bring one of the most exciting feelings as individuals look forward to starting a new journey of life. However, for children of refugees and immigrants, there…

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Just Be a Friend

August 1, 2022

As many of our families’ children return to school, we wanted to highlight the community members who strove to make…

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Part of the Journey: Interning at WRQC

July 12, 2022

Many local college graduates get their start by interning at World Relief Quad Cities. Sloane is excited to follow in…

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A Look Into Casework: Marci Arreguin

July 11, 2022

Many local college graduates get their start by interning at World Relief Quad Cities. After her internship, Marci stayed on…

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Hate Has No Home Here

Why We Welcome: Faith-Based Refugee Resettlement

July 11, 2022

What motivates us to welcome the stranger? Not all Americans support welcoming refugees to the US, but research in the Quad Cities tells a different story.

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World Refugee Day Gives Awisi Bustos Hope

June 7, 2022

June 20th is World Refugee Day. It’s a day to honor those who have been forced to flee their home…

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At a Well With Someone Different

June 6, 2022

June 20th is World Refugee Day. It’s a day to honor those who have been forced to flee their home…

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Press Releases

World Relief & Open Doors US Release New Report on the Rise of Persecuted Christians & Global Displacement Around the World

September 21, 2023

Today, World Relief and Open Doors US published the 2023 “Closed Doors” report detailing the current state of religious persecution around the world and its connection to U.S. refugee resettlement and asylum policies. Read more here.

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African Church Leaders Appeal for PEPFAR Reauthorization

September 15, 2023

More than 350 African church leaders have appealed to Congress for the swift reauthorization of the President’s Emergency Program for…

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World Relief Responds to DACA Ruling, Calls on Congress to Grant a Permanent Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers

September 14, 2023

BALTIMORE, September 13, 2023 – Today, Judge Andrew Hanen upheld his previous ruling that DACA was established unlawfully under the…

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World Relief Applauds USAID Commitment to Increasing Partnerships with Faith-Based Organizations

September 14, 2023

Baltimore, MD (September 13, 2023) – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced their first ever religious engagement…

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World Relief to Expand Refugee Resettlement Program to Eight New Locations

September 1, 2023

(Baltimore, MD) September 1, 2023 –Today, World Relief announces a significant expansion ofits US programs that partner with local churches…

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World Relief Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of the Dignity Act

May 23, 2023

Today, a bipartisan group of congressional leaders led by Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) and Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) introduced the Dignity Act – a broad immigration reform bill that would include an earned path to legal status for qualifying undocumented immigrants with the option to pursue naturalization, an expedited path to citizenship for Dreamers, and reforms to border security and asylum processing.

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