Center for Forced Migration Studies (CFMS)

Refugee Support and Advocacy Mobilization

The CFMS is working with Northwestern students to support our newly formed Refugee Support and Advocacy Mobilization. 

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There are a number of ways to become involved:

  • Become a CFMS Research Assistant
  • Apply to work with us through a Undergraduate Research Grant
 Data and Research

CFMS is organizing a data dive to create the first repository of US agency data on refugees to be housed here at Northwestern. The Data Dive training will be held Friday, Febuary 3rd in the Program of African Studies Building. 

Political Action

Students will gain experience engaging in local political outreach about refugee resettlement.

 Direct Service

Students will be provided a number of avenues to support refugees in Illinois including volunteering through refugee service organizations.