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Archived Webinar: Tarjimly Workshop: How to Download and Use the App

Author(s): Tarjimly
Date: February 25, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
Tarjimly is a mobile phone app that connects multilingual speakers, who can remotely volunteer their language skills as translators and interpreters, with people who need interpretation. Tarjimly supports connecting to translators in 120+ languages. The interpreters on Tarjimly are volunteers and there are two options for using the app: free access and premium (paid) access. …

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Archived Webinar: Keeping the Promise: Education and Afghan Newcomers

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Date: January 24, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) presented this webinar about ORR’s process for placing and supporting Afghan refugees in the context of the U.S. educational system. The webinar also featured representatives from the Office …

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Archived Webinar: New to Refugee Services? Free Training, Technical Assistance, and Tools to Help You in Your Work

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE), Switchboard
Date: January 20, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
This webinar is presented by Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE) and Switchboard. Hosted on January 20, 2021, the training was delivered by Manar Marouf, Senior Training Coordinator, CORE; and Rebecca Mulqueen, Program Officer for Learning and Knowledge Management, Switchboard. If you are new to refugee services, you may have many questions about your role. We …

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Archived Webinar: Listening for Change: Motivational Interviewing Techniques for Client-Facing Staff

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: December 16, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This interactive webinar featured panelists working alongside refugee, immigrant and migrant (RIM) communities who discussed the benefits of Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, and provide practical, inclusive approaches. 

Archived Webinar: Supporting Workers from Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: December 14, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Employment Rights
Employers can play a key role in ensuring their employees can confidently access COVID-19 vaccines, which is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This not only protects the lives and well-being of your employees, it protects your business from major disruptions. A growing number of employers are requiring that …

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Archived Webinar: Service Provider Roundtable: Supporting Afghan Women

Author(s): Canadian Women's Foundation
Date: December 7, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness
This webinar discussed the ways service providers can better support Afghan women, girls and gender-diverse people. It focused on what women and girls from Afghanistan will encounter on arrival in Canada, their specific service needs, and support for rebuilding their lives.

Archived Webinar: Access to Housing, Disaster Relief, and Homelessness Assistance Programs for Immigrants

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: December 2, 2021
Topic(s): Housing, Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness, Federal Housing Programs
This webinar covers public assistance services and how immigration status affects — or doesn’t affect — one’s ability to receive assistance in housing, disaster relief, and/or homelessness.

Archived Webinar: Forum on Afghan Arrivals and Housing Needs

Author(s): Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)
Date: November 18, 2021
Topic(s): Housing, Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) invites you to learn about how you can help provide a warm welcome for Afghan allies and friends with primary attention on the urgent need for both transitional and long-term housing. In the midst of the outpouring of support, local resettlement organizations have been busier than ever receiving Afghans already evacuated …

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Archived Webinar: Hiring Afghan Humanitarian Parolees: What Service Providers and Employers Need to Know

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 18, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights, Humanitarian Parole
Hosted on November 17 2021, this training was delivered by Rishan Habte, Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard; Liza Zamd, Senior Trial Attorney at the Department of Justice (DOJ) Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER); and Jenny Deines, Special Policy Counsel, Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER).  This webinar featured a special guest presentation from …

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Archived Webinar: Community Sponsorship of Refugees: Methods and Examples

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: November 17, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Welcoming Communities
Community sponsorship provides an avenue for individuals, groups, and organizations to participate in the resettlement of refugees. This webinar explored the various community sponsorship models and provide resources for communities wanting to take part in supporting refugee families. If you’re looking to better understand the options for community sponsorship, register to hear from experts and …

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