IMFT Strategic Programs Group is joining with Women of the World for its Day of Service to teach job skills to refugee women looking for work in the Salt Lake City area.
When: Thursday 29 Nov
Time : 10am – 1pm
Where: Hser Ner Moo Center 479 East 2250 South, South Salt Lake [...]
The Human Rights Education Project of the Salt Lake City Community Empowerment group collaborated with the Women Of the World Organization to present a workshop about Sexual Violence Prevention last Saturday.
There were 35 people in attendance at the workshop & five different nationalities (Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, Karenni & Karen). We had 4 interpreters help [...]Continue Reading →
This year the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the celebration after the month-long Ramadan fast, was supplemented by Women of the World’s gifts, donations, and community roundtable forum with the Refugee Service Office. The celebration occurred at the Sugarhouse Park and was very well attended.
Traditionally, gifts are given to children for Eid and Women of [...]Continue Reading →
In order to start our women in the right direction in the United States, they need to be gainfully employeed. On Friday, 20 May 2011, with the help of the Department of Workforce Services, Women of the World conducted a workshop to prepare our members for the job hunting and interviewing process. As an incentive, [...]Continue Reading →
Women of the World completed a busy month of events with this Friday’s Navigating the Public Transportation System, a workshop created in President Samira Harnish’s Westside Leadership Institute class project. The goal of the class was to develop an event that touched on a key obstacle to community building in a community in need. As [...]Continue Reading →
Today, Women of the World, in collaboration with Brigham Young University, sponsored a nutrition workshop for women from the Middle East. While the Mediterranean diet has become a successful diet low in fat in the western world, refugees from the region do not always have the ingredients in their transplant communities to accurately represent the [...]Continue Reading →
On April 1, Women of the World in collaboration with the Salt Lake Community Action Program, put on a community workshop that detailed renters housing rights. Jennie Perez dedicated her time and presented material from the Utah Renters Handbook to a group of over forty participants. Questions ranged [...]Continue Reading →
The Women of the World was proud to sponsor the translation and to help with the organization of the first Multicultural Breast Cancer Awareness workshop. Breast cancer is a key concern with the refugee communities since early detection and reporting is less prevalent in cultures where women do not discuss breast health in any company, [...]Continue Reading →
On Saturday at 2 pm, the Women of the World held their grand opening celebration for their clients that included over sixty refugee women from various countries in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The event allowed the women to relax with a cup of tea and have a conversation with women from a different [...]Continue Reading →