Welcome to the Quad Cities Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees website!

What is the Quad Cities Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees (QCAIR)?

QCAIR is a membership-based organization that arose from a series of public dialogues in Rock Island, Illinois during 2010 and 2011. The first meeting of the QCAIR Board of Delegates was held February 23, 2012 with 29 member organizations representing 5 communities in both Illinois and Iowa. The founding members included 8 new ethnic community-based organizations.

What is the mission of QCAIR?

To build community among refugees, immigrants and citizens of the Quad Cities.