vladimir zemanInternational Institute of Connecticut (IICONN) is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency dedicated to helping foreign-born persons achieve self-sufficiency. Our services include refugee resettlement, basic needs, English classes, job training & placement, counseling, translation/interpretation services and legal assistance.

IICONN advocates for fair and equitable treatment of immigrants, refugees and others, and works to increase public awareness of the contributions of foreign-born persons to American culture and values.

IICONN announces new President & CEO

Claudia Connor


The International Institute of Connecticut has announced that Claudia Connor has been named its new President and CEO.
Ms. Connor is an attorney who comes to IICONN with over twenty-five years of experience in legal representation, human rights advocacy, fundraising, policy analysis, strategic leadership and management in the non-profit sector in the United States, Africa and Southeast Asia.   Read more