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Fourth Installment of our Annual Appeal
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

When Ibrahim and his family came to the United States, they did not anticipate being thrown into the healthcare system. IIB was there to help.

 
Map for Adventurous Eaters Now on Sale!
Monday, December 15, 2014

More than 80 International Restaurants and Markets Included!

 
Blue Table Chocolates now on sale!
Monday, December 15, 2014

Specially designed chocolates to benefit the International Institute!

 
IIB Kicks off it's Annual Appeal Today - Remembering Family
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
This Thanksgiving is an opportunity to honor your families History through a gift to the International Institute of Buffalo. Donate today by CLICKING
 
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Cultural Competency Training

Cultural competency consists of a set of behaviors, attitudes and policies that allow organizations and people to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. Building on our own eight decades of experience serving people of different cultures, the International Institute provides a broad range of training opportunities to equip medical professionals, educators, students, law enforcement personnel, caseworkers, and many others to work more effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

The Global Education Department frequently teams with the Language Services Department to provide workshops that teach strategies and processes for improving communication and services to clients, customers, employees, students, and others who may not speak English proficiently or may not share your cultural understandings. Whether you need to alter your organizational procedures or train individual staff members, we can devise a program to meet your needs.

Contact our Education Coordinator, May Shogan, at (716) 883-1900, ext. 321, or mshogan@iibuff.org for more information or to arrange a solution that is right for your organization, business, or school.

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"Each time I contact IIB, I'm grateful for the kind and knowledgeable staff who assist me."  
-Maryvale School District Teacher



The mission of the International Institute of Buffalo is to assist immigrants, refugees, their families, and others who face linguistic and cultural barriers to become self-sufficient, productive members of our community, and to increase global understanding and international connections in Western New York.
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