Many of us think that forced marriage only happens in developing countries. However, 48 states allow minors to marry.
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Established in 1918 to support immigrants who faced exploitation in the United States, the International Institute of Buffalo is dedicated to assisting refugees and immigrants overcome language and cultural barriers so that they can become self-sufficient, productive members of our community and to promoting global education and international connections in Western New York.
On an average day, we welcome more than 200 people into our building to learn English, get oriented to life in America, acquire job skills, seek refuge from domestic violence, receive interpreting and translation assistance, or learn about cultures, languages and countries around the world.