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200+ Organizations Signal Support for the Welcome Corps, New Service Opportunity for Private Refugee Sponsorship

More than 200 diverse organizations are signaling their support for the Welcome Corps, a new U.S. government community service program that allows everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugees from around the world.

How Mexico City is Preparing for Inclusive Growth

Mexico City’s dedication to foresight, planning, and inclusion sets a remarkable example of how city governments can make room for newcomers while also creating opportunities for them to contribute to the sustainable growth of their receiving communities.

Leaders of Refugee, Policy Organizations Call on Biden Administration to Prioritize Climate Impacted Populations for Resettlement

Leaders of 14 refugee resettlement and policy organizations today sent a letter to the White House calling on the Biden administration to create resettlement pathways for climate impacted populations.

Brief: Climate Migration in Mexican and Central American Cities

Building on the Groundswell methodology while incorporating refinements to better capture the urban dimension of climate migration, the research finds that climate-related disruptions to food production and water availability could have significant repercussions for migration and result in growing urban…

Further Action following the White House Report on the Impact of Climate Change on Migration

The MMC and IRAP, along with other civil society, membership organizations of affected communities, and local government partners, request further coordination following the White House’s report on climate change and migration.

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Joins 59 Cities Worldwide Ready To ‘Immediately’ Welcome Afghan Refugees

Mayor Bill Peduto says Pittsburgh is one of nearly 60 cities across the world ready to “immediately” welcome Afghan refugees through the statement organized by the MMC.

How Can Cities Prepare for Climate Migration

Vittoria Zanuso, MMC’s Executive Director, weighs in on the opportunities for funding for urban migration caused by the climate crisis.

New IRAP Report Recommends Action to Tackle Climate Displacement

MMC’s Executive Director, Vittoria Zanuso, weighs in on IRAP’s call on President Biden and his administration to invest in local governments at home and aboard, where the impact of climate displacement will be most strongly felt.

US Local Governments Call for Equitable and Inclusive Action on Climate Migration

On April 22, 2021, as President Joe Biden convened the Leaders Summit on Climate, mayors from across the United States called on him to support local governments in preparing for and responding to the impacts of climate change on migration…

Mayors Ask Biden to Be Included in Climate Migration Study

The MMC and local leaders from 15 U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, New York City, and San Diego, ask President Joe Biden to consult them as the administration studies how to identify and resettle people displaced directly or indirectly by…


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