GDC Mission

Who we are: A statewide coalition of refugees, community organizations, faith-based institutions, and others working together across Illinois to foster the dignified resettlement and successful integration of refugee families into the fabric of our communities.
What we’re about: We are committed to strengthening refugee families, creating welcoming communities, ensuring comprehensive, culturally competent services, and celebrating the resilience, and unique value refugees contribute to our nation.
What we do: Our work focuses on communication, education, service coordination and advocacy to advance our collective vision.