About

How we got here.


We Hire Refugees is a business-led initiative launched in partnership with the nonprofit Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization in Portland, Oregon. It’s designed to foster public support for refugees at a crucial time.

The goal of this campaign is to affirm and complement the work of nonprofits and faith-based organizations that have long been helping refugees in the United States. Businesses can affirm their support for refugees entering this country by standing up and declaring, “We hire refugees” or “We welcome refugees. It’s good for business and it’s good for our communities.”

Our mission: to give businesses of all sizes an enduring platform to publicly declare their support for refugees and acknowledge how refugees make our companies and communities stronger.

Although this is a business-led initiative, it has a lot of support from non-profit organizations that work with refugees, including: