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February 2017 Issue
Articles include: Refugee Program Update: Welcoming refugee children with fun and games; Adopting families for extra holiday support; and Staff works hard to ease stress

January 2017 Issue
Articles include: Community Potluck Volunteers Sought, Students Propose Uses for IISTL Site, and Allen Elected to IISTL Board

December 2016 Issue
Articles include: Crosslin Receives The St. Louis Award, Holiday Bazaar Big Success and Jr. Board Executive Committee Elected

October 2016 Issue
Articles include: Resettlement Year at a Glance, Crosslin is US Delegate to Germany and Welcome New IISTL Board Memebers

September 2016 Issue
Articles include: Festival of Nations Draws 130,000 and St. Louis New American Alliance Debuts

July 2016 Issue
Articles include: Mayor Slay Receives Institute Award, IISTL at White House Workforce Institute and IISTL Global Farms Adds Garden Space

June 2016 Issue
Articles include: More Volunteers Needed To Help Refugees, Immigrant Entrepreneurs Spotlighted and The International: Another Perfect Round

May 2016 Issue
Articles include: New Beginnings Capital Campaign, IISTL Receives FOCUS Award and Crosslin Receives 2016 Empower MO Award

April 2016 Issue
Articles include: Anh Pham-Nguyen - Extraordinary Volunteer and 2016 Trivia Night is Biggest Ever

March 2016 Issue
Articles include: Institute is Arcus Award Winner, 2016 Trivia Night is April 1 and Welcome New IISTL Board Members

February 2016 Issue
Articles include: Adopt-a-Family Program is Big Hit and Institute Seeks Three VISTA Workers

January 2016 Issue
Articles include: Resettlement Year at a Glance and Children's Holiday Party is Great Success

November 2015 Issue
Articles include: 2015 Adopt-a-Family Program and A Birds-Eye View of Ethnic St. Louis

October 2015 Issue
Articles include: IISTL Receives City Development Award, Fall Harvest at II Global Farms and National Welcoming Week Celebrated

September 2015 Issue
Articles include: Festival of Nations Draws 150,000, Wells Fargo Presents Gift to Institute and New Institute Board Members Elected

August 2015 Issue
Articles include: Festival of Nations 2015, Festival Needs More Volunteers and The International is Smashing Success


Press Releases

Why Must St. Louis Welcome Immigrants? - September 13, 2016
Why Must St. Louis Welcome Immigrants? PowerPoint presentation

US Citizenship Ceremony at International Institute on September 9 - September 7, 2016

Festival of Nations - St. Louis' Largest Multicultural Celebration to be Held August 27 & 28 - August 23, 2016

St. Louis and more than 50 cities and counties honored at White House for local innovations to drive cultural vitality, prosperity, and competitive edge - June 30, 2016

Music without Boundaries Concert at International Institute to be Held on Tuesday, May 3 - April 26, 2016

International Institute of St. Louis Launches Center for Career Advancement - April 5, 2016

Syrian Refugee Resettlement Worldwide, US and St. Louis - September 8, 2015

Crosslin is White House Champion of Change - June 23, 2015

In the News

Report highlights immigrant contributions in U.S. by city, state and Congressional district - KBIA (BBC World Services) - February 21, 2017

International Institute highlighting vital contributions of immigrants - KMOV - February 21, 2017

Local agencies help refugees feel comfortable in St. Louis - KMOV - May 25, 2016

The Light at the End - St. Louis Symphony Blog - May 24, 2016

2016 What's Right with the Region - Promoting Stronger Communities - (video 7:03)

What's Right with the Region! Awards 2016 - International Institute One of the Many Honorees - Focus St. Louis website

Music Without Boundaries brings the sounds of the homeland to new immigrants in St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio - April 27, 2016

Salvation in soccer: Dream-seeking Somali refugees reunited in U.S. - Sports Illustrated - March 28, 2016

Discussing citizenship with Anna Crosslin, nominee to the Missouri Commission on Human Rights - St. Louis Public Radio - March 21, 2016

Anna Crosslin would bring a lifetime of immigration experience to Human Rights post - St. Louis Public Radio - March 16, 2016

International Institute boss tabbed for rights commission - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - March 10, 2016

Gov. Nixon nominates student curator for University of Missouri, two for Missouri Commission on Human Rights - Press Release from the Office of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon - March 10, 2016

Dusting off the Rust - WE Global Network, July 21, 2015

Planting Exotic Crops for the Sake of the Local Economy - Partnership For a New American Economy, July 13, 2015

Raising Crops That Remind Them of Home - National Journal, July 7, 2015

White House honors Anna Crosslin of International Institute for life of building bridges - St. Louis Public Radio - July 7, 2015

St. Louis on track to become fastest growing metropolitan area for immigration by 2020 - St. Louis Public Radio - July 7, 2015

Born on the Fourth of July - Construction Forum St. Louis

International Institute of St. Louis President Honored at White House - CBS St. Louis, June 25, 2015