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who we are

A collective of ethnic-community based organizations (ECBOs) located within San Diego County. Members have been on the front lines of providing essential services to low-income refugee families for years. Collectively SDRCC members serve thousands of some of San Diego’s under-resourced residents.

 

Our Mission

To lead coordinated action that addresses structural inequities faced by refugee communities.

News & Stories

Summary of Impact Reports

The San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition’s COVID-19 Community Impact Assessment is the result of an unprecedented effort by the San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition, a collaborative of eleven ethnic-community based organizations, as well as local partners...

COVID-19 Vaccine Report

San Diego Refugee Coalition Communities (SDRCC) members believe it is imperative that promotion and delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations be informed by an understanding of factors that influence the decisions of communities that are being disproportionately impacted by...

SDRCC Social Media Internship Summer 2021

The San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition recruited youth and young adults ages 16-24 to be part of a team of Social Media Interns. The program started June 15th and ran until August 27th. The final cohort was made up of 13 youth from ages 15-20 spanning across 10...

Opening of the Office of Refugee and Immigrant Affairs

On June 7th, the County of San Diego Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Nora Vargas presented their proposal for the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs at a press conference held at the County Administration Building. The SDRCC was among several supporters of the...

Union Tribune Commentary – To vaccinate refugees, shame won’t work. Engagement that considers trauma will.

A trauma-informed approach is needed to move some vaccine-hesitant individuals from a fight, flee or freeze state to one of comfort, confidence and action. By Valerie Nash Sep. 1, 2021 6:07 PM PT Nash is principal of Nash & Associates and a senior development...

Union Tribune Commentary – Refugees in San Diego are struggling with pandemic challenges. We know, we surveyed them.

By REEM N. ZUBAIDI, AMINA SHEIK MOHAMED NOV. 16, 2020 5:11 PM PT As winter approaches and cases of the coronavirus again begin to surge, we need to learn from the challenges our communities experienced during earlier waves of the pandemic and take steps to prevent or...

COVID-19 Vaccine Report

San Diego Refugee Coalition Communities (SDRCC) members believe it is imperative that promotion and delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations be informed by an understanding of factors that influence the decisions of communities that are being disproportionately impacted by...

SDRCC Social Media Internship Summer 2021

The San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition recruited youth and young adults ages 16-24 to be part of a team of Social Media Interns. The program started June 15th and ran until August 27th. The final cohort was made up of 13 youth from ages 15-20 spanning across 10...

Opening of the Office of Refugee and Immigrant Affairs

On June 7th, the County of San Diego Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Nora Vargas presented their proposal for the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs at a press conference held at the County Administration Building. The SDRCC was among several supporters of the...

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