Tag Archives: IRIS

Truth Be Told

A woman in need of subsidized housing is unfairly turned away for a second time. A homeless man meets someone willing to do more than just hand him some food. A…

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Progressive Tense

Imagine moving to a country with a language and a culture completely foreign to you. Imagine you’re there not because you’re looking for an adventure but because…

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Home Run

2014 IRIS Run for Refugees

It was January of 2017, and the organizers of the 10th annual Run for Refugees were about to get a jolt. …

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World of Difference

Refugees at IRIS

The whole wide world is tucked away in East Rock, up a set of carpeted stairs at 235 Nicoll Street.

Welcome to IRIS: Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, a non-profit humming with…

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This Week in New Haven (January 28 – February 3)

Revelers at Flights of Fancy during winter 2012

Even on the coldest days of the year, even on quiet weekdays, even on Super Bowl Sunday, the vibrant cultural scene of New Haven gives you good reason to get out of the house. This week, as January turns into …

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