AsylumConnect launches national version of first online resource database for LGBTQ asylum seekers in the U.S.

On November 29, 2017, AsylumConnect launched a national version of the first online resource database for LGBTQ asylum seekers in the U.S. Our catalog helps LGBTQ asylum seekers find safe resources in the U.S. Today's launch commences AsylumConnect’s national expansion through opening up public resource suggestions to anywhere in the U.S. powered by One Degree's community submission tools. Now, building upon One Degree's powerful resource search and management platform, we will scale its service to all major U.S. cities.

 New resource catalog powered by One Degree (desktop view). Launched: November 29, 2017. 

New resource catalog powered by One Degree (desktop view). Launched: November 29, 2017. 

At of launch, the AsylumConnect catalog can now help LGBTQ asylum seekers find safe resources in: Seattle, Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York, NY, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, CA, and Los Angeles, CA. 

The new catalog powered by One Degree also introduces new technical functionality, including:

  • Allowing users to search for resources by location (address, city or zip code) 
  • Leave ratings and reviews for resources 
  • Store and share personalized resource searches (via email, print or another user account)
  • Create a 100% free user account (service provider or asylum seeker)
  • More easily search for resources via additional filters

Help us connect LGBTQ asylum seekers with safe resources in the U.S.: 

 

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