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Tip Sheet: Social Security Numbers for Noncitizens

Author(s): Social Security Administration
Date: September 26, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Social Security Number
This resource, created by the Social Security Administration, provides resources for noncitizens regarding social security numbers. Service providers and clients can use this resource and the Immigration webpage to find more answers about how to obtain a SSN, multilanguage resources, and resources for workers and students. 

Archived Webinar: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients, Cultural and Religious Considerations – Module 4

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 20, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This webinar is presented by Switchboard, a one-stop shop for refugee service providers in the United States. Learn more about Switchboard at www.SwitchboardTA.org. Hosted on September 20, 2022 the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, Ph.D., MBA – President, Language Mentors International and Consultant. This is session four of a five part series. This video …

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Archived Webinar: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients, Ethnicity and Consideration for Mitigating Interethnic Tension – Module 3

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 14, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
This webinar is presented by Switchboard, a one-stop shop for refugee service providers in the United States. Learn more about Switchboard at www.SwitchboardTA.org. Hosted on September 13, 2022 the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, Ph.D., MBA – President, Language Mentors International and Consultant. This is session one of a five part series. This video …

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Archived Webinar: Welcoming Afghan Newcomer Students Back to School

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 8, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This webinar is presented by Switchboard, a one-stop shop for refugee service providers in the United States. Learn more about Switchboard at www.SwitchboardTA.org. Hosted on September 7, 2022, the training was delivered by Sara Rowbottom, Senior Technical Advisor with the International Rescue Committee; Rob Callus, Switchboard Training Officer; and Madina Masumi, Switchboard Training Officer. This …

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Toolkit: Healthy Spaces Custom Signage Making

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 7, 2022
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Welcoming Communities
This resource, created by NRC-RIM and IDEO.org, provides resettlement providers and other community organizations with tools to create healthy and welcoming spaces for the refugee and immigrant community. One way to change health systems is to ensure spaces are set up to honor people in refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities and support the trusted relationships …

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Archived Webinar: Archived Webinar: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients, Language & Working with Interpreters – Module 2

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 6, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Hosted on September 6th, 2022 the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, Ph.D., MBA – President, Language Mentors International and Consultant. This is session one of a five part series. This video covers language and working with interpreters. The curriculum offers a foundational body of knowledge of Afghan culture, provide contextualized information about working with …

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Blog Post: Reflections from An Afghan American School Counselor: Building Bridges with Migrant Students

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 31, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Imprinted Memories, September 1987 The strong smell of freshly sharpened pencils and lemon scented floors dominates as I cling to my father’s hand and hesitantly walk down a long hallway to my kindergarten class on the first day of school. When we arrive at the door, I hastily sit on his feet in a desperate …

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Archived Webinar: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients, Afghan History – Module 1

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 31, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Hosted on August 30, 2022 the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, Ph.D., MBA – President, Language Mentors International and Consultant. This is session one of a five part series. This video covers Afghan history. The curriculum offers a foundational body of knowledge of Afghan culture, provide contextualized information about working with Afghans while navigating …

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Guide: Talking with your Children about Islamophobia and Hate-Based Violence

Author(s): National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This resource, created by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, discusses Islamophobia and hate-based violence against Muslims with children. This fact sheet highlights, for parents and caregivers, strategies that can be used to facilitate effective conversations, age-specific guidelines, and actions families and communities can take before an event occurs.

Guide: Keeping Safe! Children’s Bilingual Guide

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: August 2, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Unaccompanied Refugee Minors
This guide, created by BRYCS, was created for unaccompanied children and will assist young people in knowing their rights while they are in the United States, keeping them safe so they can thrive in their life journeys.