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Guide: Recommendations for Welcoming and Inclusive Vaccination Sites

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: June 2, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guide includes tips and best practices for creating inclusive vaccination sites including staffing, a welcoming environment, engagement, and communications materials.
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Guide: Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns for Refugee, Immigrant and Migrant (RIM) Communities

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: May 10, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Bringing healthcare, including COVID-19 vaccinations, to where people live, work, learn, and play has promising potential to improve community engagement and communities. This guide lists seven steps for health professionals, public health departments, and community organizations to help plan vaccination events for RIM communities. Mobile vaccination campaigns, in coordination with community-based or faith-based organizations, can …

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Guide: Supporting Clients During Times of Economic Hardship: Doing Job Development in an Economic Recession

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 13, 2021
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Job Development, Job Readiness
Lean economic times, which bring increased competition for fewer job openings, can be particularly challenging for clients and the employment staff helping to facilitate the job search process. How can you continue to uncover meaningful career opportunities for clients and even strengthen your employer connections when the economy is struggling? This guide offers practical suggestions and …

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Guide: COVID-19 Vaccine Focus Group Discussions Guides

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC), National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: April 6, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
These guides are designed to assist service providers with facilitating and documenting focus group discussions on the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Guide: Guidelines for Creating Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: April 6, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guide defines public service announcements (PSAs) and includes five steps for creating one: preparing, researching, writing, producing, and distributing. It also has tips, examples, and a resource list. This guide may be used for PSAs on any topic and format, including film, radio, and print.

Guide: Engaging Public-Sector Stakeholders to Prepare for Welcoming More Refugees

Author(s): Switchboard, Welcoming America
Date: April 5, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy, Partnerships, Welcoming Communities
As refugee service providers prepare for an increase in arrivals, it is important to reactivate public-sector relationships and explore concrete partnerships to help meet your goals for refugee inclusion. This guide describes strategies for meaningfully re-engaging public-sector stakeholders, whether you are looking to collaborate with public schools, public health departments, or other public actors. This …

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Guide: Checklist for opening a bank or credit union account

Author(s): U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Date: March 31, 2021
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities
Once you decide that a checking or savings account is the right product for you, this guide provides information about what you need to open an account. This guide is part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s series on “A Newcomer’s Guide to Managing Money”. 

Guide: Selecting financial products and services

Author(s): U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Date: March 31, 2021
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities
This guide provides information about different financial products or services that can help you meet a specific goal or need. This guide is part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s series on “A Newcomer’s Guide to Managing Money”. 

Guide: Ways to pay your bills

Author(s): U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Date: March 31, 2021
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities
This guide describes different bill payment options and their potential advantages and disadvantages.. This guide is part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s series on “A Newcomer’s Guide to Managing Money”. 

Guide: Ways to receive your money

Author(s): U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Date: March 31, 2021
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities
This guide describes different ways to receive your wages and their potential benefits and risks. This guide is part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s series on “A Newcomer’s Guide to Managing Money”.