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Toolkit: Job Readiness Curriculum

Author(s): Higher
Date: September 28, 2018
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
Job readiness is one of the most important components of resettlement as it helps clients prepare for and integrate into the American workforce. This course empowers clients to find and succeed in jobs in the United States. It also offers tools to help them understand their documents and their rights as American workers, career path …

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Toolkit: Welcoming Refugees in Rural Communities: Promising Examples from the Field

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 20, 2018
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This toolkit profiles four rural initiatives that are successfully bringing together community residents and refugees and demonstrating what is possible when all residents are connected, supported, and involved. Many refugees make their new homes in rural communities, which often offer steady employment, affordable housing, social cohesion, and, for many, the chance to live in a …

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Toolkit: Building Meaningful Contact: A How To Guide

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 13, 2018
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This how-to guide explores lessons learned from promising models for contact building from across the United States, and delves deeper into a series of activities that the nonprofit Welcoming Michigan conducted in Macomb County, Michigan. By focusing on one example in particular, readers are able to learn step-by-step how to plan, implement, and follow-up on …

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Toolkit: The Welcoming Economies Playbook: Strategies for Building an inclusive Economy

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: August 1, 2018
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Employment
This toolkit describes how to develop an inclusive approach to economic development, shares tips for success, and offers strategies in areas such as workforce development, entrepreneurship, home ownership, and urban and rural agriculture.

Toolkit: Promoting Refugee and Community Wellness

Author(s): NPCT, Welcoming America
Date: May 1, 2018
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Mental Health and Wellness
This toolkit explores the connections between wellness and welcoming communities. Created in partnership by the National Partnership for Community Training and Welcoming America, the toolkit focuses on how those from diverse sectors – such as academics, employers, health providers, and neighbors – can create a vibrant ecosystem that supports refugee and community wellness.
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Toolkit: Welcoming Standard

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: December 10, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Strong communities intentionally connect and actively include people of all backgrounds. Only through these conditions do local communities meet their highest civic and economic potential, unleashing the power of all contributions and assets. As places look to harness the wealth and vibrancy that comes from diverse talents and a more global workforce, places that are …

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Toolkit: Citizenship Application Navigator Training Guide

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
This training guide reviews the materials that are essential for providing community education events on the citizenship application process. It provides information on how to prepare for and execute a community outreach event on the citizenship application process. A number of training materials are associated with this guide, including presentation slides and handouts. These are …

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Toolkit: Building and Sustaining Community Collaborations for Refugee Welcome

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Partnerships
This Community Engagement Toolkit was created to help organizations and community groups identify their current strengths and consider specific new strategies and tactics for expanding and deepening their collaborations in order to promote welcoming communities. The get-started guide provides quick tips and strategies for taking the first steps.

Toolkit: Building Welcoming Schools

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: August 1, 2017
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
Ensuring refugee and immigrant students and their families feel welcome and accepted in their school environments is not only foundational for their academic success, but for their longer-term economic and social success as well. Welcoming Refugees created this toolkit to offer schools and after-school learning centers an easily accessible way to promote a welcoming school.

Toolkit: Neighbors Together: Promising Practices to Strengthen Relations with Refugees and Muslims

Author(s): Welcoming America
Date: September 1, 2016
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
This toolkit provides promising practices to counter anti-refugee and anti-Muslim backlash and work towards a positive vision for our communities. These promising practices demonstrate how: building meaningful contact between diverse populations; positive communications strategies; and engaging civic and community leaders can help create a climate in which all people can thrive. The stories in this …

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