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Archived Webinar: The 2020 Census: What You and Your Clients Need to Know

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 3, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement
Note: For Census updates related to COVID-19, visit the Census Bureau’s COVID-19 Press Kit. Hosted on March 3, 2020, this webinar was presented by Jenny Aramony, Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau; Kristen Aster, Associate Director for Community Mobilization, IRC; Ambel Mull, Associate Director for Immigration, IRC; Terry Fisher, Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau; and Felicia …

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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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Podcast: Diversifying Your Client Base: Increasing Enrollment of Asylees, Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders, and Others in ORR programs

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 21, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Employment
Is your program seeking to increase enrollment among special immigrant visa (SIV) holders, asylees, and other ORR-eligible populations? Stream Switchboard’s latest podcast, where Erica Bouris, Senior Technical Advisor for Economic Empowerment at the IRC, discusses ways to boost program enrollment among ORR-eligible clients you may not currently be reaching. She shares her thoughts on developing …

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Tool or Template: Program Maturity Self-Assessments

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 16, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Employment, Financial Capabilities, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Entrepreneurship, Interpretation, Volunteer Management
These self-assessment tools, developed by the International Rescue Committee, are designed to help refugee service providers, both front line staff and program managers, to identify the current stage of their service delivery and the key components of successful refugee service provision in a variety of areas. Included are assessments for the provision of: Case management …

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Blog Post: How States and Other Refugee Service Providers are Using Infographics to Engage Communities

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 13, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence
Wondering whether your program data has potential for community engagement? Unsure of how statistics can capture an audience’s interest? A recent Switchboard blog post provided suggestions for using data to tell a story, and today we’re diving deeper into one interesting method: infographics.

Blog Post: Sharing Refugee Stories to Build Community Support

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 1, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy, Media and Communications
Are you looking to increase local support for refugees in your community? Supporting refugees to tell their stories is a powerful way to put individual faces and voices to the resettlement experience. There are many innovative ways stories can facilitate strong connections that demonstrate how resettlement benefits everyone in the community.

Guide: Engaging Local Leaders to Foster Welcoming Communities

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 30, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This is the third in a four-part series of guides on engaging receiving communities in order to advance immigrant inclusion and build stronger, more cohesive communities. It provides information on who community leaders are, recommendations for leadership engagement, and case studies on engaging state and other leaders. Other guides in this series include Building Cohesive Communities …

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Blog Post: A Round-up of Resources on Community Engagement

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 11, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement
World Refugee Day may have passed, but now is the time to continue the conversation! Switchboard’s resource library hosts a wide range of community engagement resources, including new materials developed by Switchboard on community resource mapping and leveraging community feedback. If you’d like customized support on community engagement, consider submitting a technical assistance request to …

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Archived Webinar: Strengthening Refugee Integration through Community Resource Mapping

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 8, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This webinar was facilitated by Sarah Krause, Consultant, Sarah Krause Consulting and Meg Gibbon, Program Officer for Learning and Knowledge Management, Switchboard.   By the end of this 60-minute session, you will be able to: Identify the advantages of community resource mapping; Describe how to determine which community resources may be of greatest benefit to those …

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