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Training for Cross-Cultural Adjustment

Join the Cross-Cultural Healing Partnership for a series of workshops focused on cross-cultural exchange, health, and well-being within Charlottesville’s refugee and immigrant communities.

Charlottesville Strategy Meeting “Drive Virginia Forward Campaign – Driver License For All”

Charlottesville Strategy Meeting “Drive Virginia Forward Campaign – Driver License For All” WHAT: You are invited to our upcoming strategy session to discuss ways to push for access to driver’s licenses for aspiring Americans as well as support safe roads and strengthen Virginia’s economy. WHERE:  1465 Incarnation Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901 GOALS: Formulate a strategy […]


The L.A.D.Y.S. Mentorship Program

The Leadership, Advancement and Development of our Young Sisters (L.A.D.Y.S) Program provides mentorship and support to young women of color between the ages of 14-18, with a focus on college and career preparation. The mission of the L.A.D.Y.S. Mentorship Program is to encourage sisterhood and academic excellence among young women, promote service to the community […]


Cville Sabroso 2015 Photos!!

A gallery of photos from the Sabroso festival showing the beauty of cultures!  The pictures are captioned below.  Again, a big thank you to all participants and spectators.  We couldn’t do it without you!   A girl from the community representing Mexico Centro Cultural Bolivia Tinkuy Grupo Folcklorico from Peru Peru Centro Cultural Peru Centro cultural […]

The U.S. Department of State has announced a special refugee/parole program for minors in El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras with parents who are lawfully present in the U.S.

  Information about this program can be found on the State Department’s web site.  Access to this program must be initiated by the Qualifying Parent through an existing refugee resettlement agency such as the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville (IRC).  There is no charge for this service.  Anyone who wishes to initiate the process of filing a […]

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The Women’s Initiative Offers Wellness Consultations in the Sin Barreras Office

Do you feel stressed or sad?  Do you have relationship problems with your family or children? The Women’s Initiative can help. They offer FREE individual consultations with a counselor at the Sin Barreras office twice a month. These sessions are designed to provide immediate assistance and are short term, including: Emotional support Help practice (how to […]

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Important Information for August 2015!!!

Sin Barreras has been receiving numerous telephone calls regarding a rumor that the state of Virginia will begin issuing drivers licenses to all Virginia citizens.  This rumor is FALSE.  We have no knowledge that the Virginia legislature is considering such an idea. The Mexican Consulate will be returning to Charlottesville to renew passports and matriculas consulares from September […]