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Helping Newcomers with the Housing Search

With a current rental vacancy rate of just six percent, housing in the United States is difficult to secure. Several …

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The Tripledemic: Health Awareness Resources for Service Providers and Their Clients

As people gather with loved ones or community members, it is important to note that there is a current surge …

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Are You Serving Afghan Clients with Mental and Behavioral Health Needs? A New National Program Can Help

In Switchboard’s FY23 needs assessment, assisting clients experiencing emotional distress ranked as one of the highest needs for training and …

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Newcomer Housing Tips: Four Steps for Outreach to Landlords

Do you support refugees and newcomers with affordable housing services? This blog post is for you! Switchboard has partnered with …

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Demystifying the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Newcomers

Do you support refugees and other newcomers with affordable housing services? This blog post is for you! Switchboard has partnered …

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Healthcare Apprenticeships Help Refugees Overcome Career Barriers

The Problem with Standalone Healthcare Vocational Training Before fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo with her husband and infant son, …

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Getting to Know Afghan Newcomers: Recognizing Diversity, Ethnic Tensions, and Social Values

In the global public sphere, Afghanistan is consistently characterized by its long periods of conflict and war, civil unrest, and …

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Getting to Know Afghan Newcomers: Considerations for Culturally Aware Communication

In the last year, over 80,000 Afghan newcomers have arrived in the United States. As with most populations, there is …

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Supporting Job Seekers with Backgrounds in Aviation: Ideas and Resources for Service Providers

In support of Afghan pilots who have resettled in the U.S., Upwardly Global published a landscape assessment and proposed program …

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It Takes a Village: Learning from Statewide Housing Partnerships in Idaho

As we enter the final months of 2022, it’s clear that refugee resettlement in the United States looks different than …

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