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Tip Sheet: Setting Up Grants Management Systems

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 19, 2009
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Grants Management
This tip sheet provides introductory suggestions on setting up grants management systems, including holding grant opening and closing meetings, planning, and communicating with your donor. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).
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Tip Sheet: Housing and Community Integration

Author(s): Mercy Housing
Date: August 13, 2009
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Housing
This tip sheet describes how housing and community integration mesh and build on one another. It provides suggestions to help encourage integration in refugee housing environments. The tip sheet discusses why community engagement is important in the context of refugee housing, who should be involved in community integration, and how community integration affects refugee housing …

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Tip Sheet: How to be Safe in an Earthquake

Author(s): Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Date: September 26, 2008
Topic(s): Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
This multilingual resource, developed by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, can be shared with clients to support with emergency preparedness. This tip sheet pertains to safety measures during an earthquake. It can be found in the following languages: Amharic Burmese Cambodian Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Hindi Japanese Korean Laotian Oromo Russian Somali Spanish Swahili …

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Tip Sheet: Out of Area Phone Contact

Author(s): Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Date: September 25, 2008
Topic(s): Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
This multilingual resource, developed by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, can be shared with clients to support with emergency preparedness. This tip sheet provides information on out of area contacts. It can be found in the following languages:  Amharic Burmese Cambodian Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Hindi Japanese Korean Laotian Oromo Russian Somali Spanish Swahili …

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Tip Sheet: Store Emergency Water (Liters)

Author(s): Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Date: September 25, 2008
Topic(s): Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
This multilingual resource, developed by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, can be shared with clients to support with emergency preparedness. This tip sheet provides information on how to store emergency water. It can be found in the following languages: Amharic Burmese Cambodian Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Hindi Japanese Korean Laotian Oromo Russian Somali Spanish …

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Tip Sheet: Reading Tip Sheets for Parents

Author(s): Colorin Colorado
Date: August 5, 2008
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
These language and literacy tip sheets, available in 13 languages, include tips for parents of babies; parents of toddlers; parents of preschoolers; parents of kindergartners; parents of first graders; parents of second graders; and parents of third graders. At the resource link, scroll to the bottom of the page for all languages.
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Tip Sheet: Locating Federal (and State) Funding Opportunities

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 13, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides suggestions on locating federal and state funding opportunities for resettlement and integration programs. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).
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Tip Sheet: Finding and Preparing Refugee Clients for Media Interactions

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: February 13, 2008
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Media and Communications
This tip sheet provides suggestions on identifying clients who may be interested in participating in media interviews and offers guidance on how to prepare clients for positive media interactions. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

Tip Sheet: Carbon Monoxide Safety During a Power Outage

Author(s): Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Date: August 20, 2007
Topic(s): Housing, Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
This multilingual resource, developed by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, can be shared with clients to support with emergency preparedness. It covers the following information regarding carbon monoxide safety during a power outage: If you do not have electricity, prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.  ONLY use a generator outside and away from open windows and …

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Tip Sheet: HUD-Subsidized Refugee Residency Requirements

Author(s): Mercy Housing
Date: October 18, 2006
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
A frequent question from resettlement agencies is: Do refugees need to have a Social Security Card to be eligible for Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-subsidized Housing? The short answer is no; however, some subsidized housing providers are not aware that there are acceptable substitutes for a Social Security Card. This fact sheet will identify alternative …

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