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Tip Sheet: Key Components to Successful Advocacy

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 27, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy

This tip sheet summarizes the key components of a successful advocacy strategy.

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Tip Sheet: Advocacy Targets and Methods

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 20, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy

This tip sheet reviews typical advocacy targets and methods.

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Tip Sheet: Introduction to Advocacy

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 6, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy

This tip sheet provides a basic introduction to advocacy for refugee service providers new to this topic.

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Tip Sheet: Advocacy vs. Lobbying

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 3, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy

This tip sheet reviews the differences between advocacy and lobbying.

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Guide: Guidelines for Working with Interpreters for Counseling & Health Care Staff Working with Refugees

Author(s): NSW Refugee Health Service, STARTTS
Date: January 1, 2011
Topic(s): Case Management, Health
Subtopic(s): Interpretation

Interpreters are a vital part of providing quality health care for refugees. This guide was designed to provide a helpful overview of things to consider when working with interpreters, tips and approaches to use, and further resources

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Toolkit: Refugee Services Core Stressor Assessment Tool 

Author(s): NCTSN
Date: January 1, 2011
Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Screening and Assessment

This toolkit provides information about four core stressors that refugees commonly face, and guides users through an assessment of a particular youth or family’s needs. Based on the assessment, tailored recommendations for resources and interventions are generated through this web-based resource developed by the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center.

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Tip Sheet: Obtaining Corporate Sponsors

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: December 17, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising

This tip sheet provides guidance on obtaining corporate sponsors as part of your fundraising strategy.

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Tip Sheet: Annual Appeals

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: December 8, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising

This tip sheet provides guidance on conducting annual appeals as part of your fundraising strategy.

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Tip Sheet: Finding Prospective Donors – Private Funders and Foundations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: December 3, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising

This tip sheet provides guidance on identifying prospective private donors as part of your fundraising strategy.

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Tip Sheet: Annual Reports

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 19, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development

This tip sheet provides guidance on developing annual reports for your organization, including tips on doing so in a cost-effective way.