This library hosts materials developed by Switchboard and by former Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded technical assistance (TA) providers (most in fiscal years 2016-2018, with selected earlier materials). This library links materials externally where: their formats were incompatible with internal hosting; they were developed by current ORR-funded TA providers; or they were developed by non-ORR funded authors who granted permission for the links.
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Date: October 21, 2009
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
Observing the destructive effects that high rates of foreclosures have had on neighborhoods, the federal government created the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). This fact sheet highlights how refugee-serving organizations and housing providers can partner with recipients of NSP funds to improve refugee housing in their communities.
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.
Date: August 6, 2009
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
This resource booklet provides strategies for communicating with the media about resettlement and integration topics. It is aimed at ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs) in particular.
Date: April 3, 2009
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Volunteer Management
This comprehensive handbook provides guidance on volunteer management to refugee-led organizations, including ethnic community based-organizations (ECBOs).
Date: December 15, 2008
Subtopic(s): Household Pests
These training slides are designed to share basic information about bedbugs and cockroaches with a diverse group of refugees and their neighbors. Click on the “Notes” view of the presentation to see activities for each slide. Feel free to edit and modify this presentation to suit your needs. Note that the information contained in the …