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Poster: Protect Children from Lead with Healthy Foods

Author(s): State of Minnesota Department of Health
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Food Security and Nutrition
This multilingual poster conveys that lead can easily get in your child’s blood and bones, causing lead poisoning. Healthy foods can give your child the nutrients they need to help prevent lead from entering their blood and bones. Help your child eat foods that are: Green leafy vegetables Colorful fruits and vegetables Milk or other …

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Doctors and health-related icons

Video: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Author(s): RefugeeResponse
Date: March 16, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This animated video provides an overview of what the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is, as well as information about how you can stay safe.
Fact sheet with text and photos about lead

Tip Sheet: Lead in Imported Products

Author(s): State of Minnesota Department of Health
Date: March 1, 2020
Topic(s): Health
This fact sheet about lead poisoning explains that lead is a heavy metal that can cause serious health problems if it is found in the body. Lead dust from chipped and peeling paint is the most common source of lead, but other items may also contain lead. Some cultural spices and medicine, traditional ceramics and …

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Tool or Template: 2020 Census Postcard

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: February 20, 2020
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Note: For Census updates related to COVID-19, visit the Census Bureau’s COVID-19 Press Kit. This postcard, originally developed by the International Rescue Committee, is designed to educate clients about the 2020 Census. It includes brief information on what the Census is, why it is important, what clients can expect, and what clients will be asked …

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Tool or Template: 2020 Census Flyer

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: February 20, 2020
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Note: For Census updates related to COVID-19, visit the Census Bureau’s COVID-19 Press Kit. This flyer, originally developed by the International Rescue Committee, is designed to educate clients about the 2020 Census. It includes information on what the Census is, why it is important, what clients can expect, and what clients will be asked to …

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Tip Sheet: After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: November 19, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This one-pager offers tips to parents on how to help young children, toddlers, and preschoolers heal after a traumatic event.

Tip Sheet: Traumatic Separation and Refugee and Immigrant Children: Tips for Current Caregivers

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: June 25, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
The relationship with a parent is critical to a child’s sense of self, safety, and trust. Separations from parents and siblings— especially under sudden, chaotic, or unpredictable circumstances such as those related to war, refugee, immigration, or detention experiences—may lead children to develop depression, anxiety, or separation-related traumatic stress symptoms. This tip sheet for current …

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Pictorial Guide on Apartment Issues

Tool or Template: Service Request Form for Tenants

Author(s): City of Toronto
Date: May 18, 2018
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Housing Orientation, Landlords
This visual guide uses pictures and words to help renters communicate with landlords about issues with the condition of their apartment or house (such as plumbing problems, no or low heat, broken windows or doors, broken kitchen appliances, electrical issues, pests, etc.). It can also be used as a helpful tool to learn English vocabulary …

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Guide: A Fraud Handbook for Recent Refugees and Immigrants

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: March 5, 2018
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Immigration Legal Needs
This guide from the Federal Trade Commission provides guidance for refugees and immigrants on spotting, avoiding, and reporting scams. 

Guide: Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: February 26, 2018
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This guide describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them.