About Us

About WMRECC Founded in 2006 by immigrants and refugees, the West Michigan Refugee Education & Cultural Center (WMRECC) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Its goal is to support families and individuals to gain the skills necessary for successful integration into…


Thank you for your interest in donating to West Michigan Refugee Education & CulturalCenter! We accept financial and in-kind donations. Please see below for our specific donation needs and instructions on how to donate. If you need to make specific…


The mission of West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center is achieved through a variety of programs catering to, in different ways, our refugee students and their families. The programs fall into three categories: Project Faulu (Succeed) School Impact Summer…


Job Vacancy: Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Title:     Community Engagement Coordinator         FLSA Status:  Exempt Reports To:    Executive Director                    Supervisory Duties:         Volunteers Summary Under general supervision, this position coordinates a wide…


World (Refugee Day Soccer) Cup this weekend!

With the World Cup in full swing, the West Michigan community will be partaking in their own battle for pride in this weekend’s World Refugee Day Soccer Cup!


“Alternate Realities”- A World Refugee Day reflection

This Refugee Day, do something that matters.


Meet the Interns (Summer 2014): Alexa VanBrocklin

Alexa’s passion and willingness to learn from the staff, her peers, and the students makes her an incredible intern, and we are fortunate to have her!

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Meet the Interns (Summer 2014): Marie Siegel

As WMRECC continues to establish a reliable and reputable resource base on refugees within West Michigan and beyond, much is owed to our research interns who are tasked with gathering information and presenting it to the world. This summer, we…

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Meet the Interns (Summer 2014): Megan Wright

Having volunteered with us since last summer, Megan has since distinguished herself as one of our most versatile tutors, and we are honored to have her intern with us as a peer support facilitator this semester!

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