CARES Act: How Does Pandemic Relief Impact Me As A Refugee?

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On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act). To ensure refugees, asylees, and the organizations that serve them understand the available benefits, Refugee Council USA, We Are All America and National Partnership for New Americans hosted a webinar. 
In addition to providing direct support to individuals and families, the CARES Act also benefits small businesses and nonprofits. This webinar teaches how to apply for “forgivable loans” (grants) to ensure refugee-owned businesses and refugee-serving nonprofits stay financially stable during the pandemic.

Topics Covered Included:

  • Direct Cash Payments to Individuals
  • Unemployment Insurance During the Pandemic
  • Paid Family / Medical Leave
  • Help for Small Businesses and Nonprofits
  • Additional Resources

Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Grants Management
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Date: April 7, 2020
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): ORR-Eligible Population, Service Provider
Author(s): National Partnership for New Americans, Refugee Council USA, We Are All America

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