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Our Mission and Values

Through research, education, advocacy, and community engagement, we seek to make Virginia an inclusive and equitable place for refugees, migrants, and displaced populations.

Our Members

The VCRMDS is currently hosted by the Virginia Tech Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies.

Current universities, service providers, and community organizations represented in Consortium membership:

  • Anne Rafal Counseling LLC

  • Bethany Christian Services

  • Blacksburg Refugee Partnership

  • Blue Ridge Literacy 

  • Catholic Charities

  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington

  • Christopher Newport University

  • College of William and Mary

  • Commonwealth Catholic Charities

  • Eastern Mennonite University

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School

  • Emory and Henry College

  • Fairfax County

  • George Mason University

  • Goodwill Industries

  • George Washington University

  • Hampton University

  • Hollins University

  • Institute of the Promotion of Latin America and the Caribbean

  • James Madison University

  • Longwood University

  • Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

  • Mary Baldwin University

  • NOVA Friends of Refugees

  • Old Dominion University

  • Office of New Americans

  • Radford University

  • Randolph Macon College

  • Reestablish Richmond

  • Roanoke College

  • Roanoke Refugee Partnership

  • Shenandoah University

  • Universities of Shady Grove

  • University of Mary Washington

  • University of Richmond

  • University of Virginia

  • Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

  • Virginia Tech

  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Virginia Union University

  • Virginia State University

  • Washington & Lee University

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