We have curated a multimedia library of content developed both by Switchboard and by former ORR-funded TA providers. You can browse the library by resource type, view a full list of uploads, or use the search area to access content by topic, author, year, and more.

Archived Webinar: Clinical Care for Refugees with HIV Infection

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: November 20, 2011
Topic(s):
Subtopic(s): HIV
This webinar reviewed the principles of screening for HIV infection and refugees and immigrants coming to the U.S. to increase awareness of potential issues that impact the care of HIV positive immigrants, including refugees and asylum seekers. It also discussed strategies for successful engagement in medical care and treatment of HIV positive refugees, asylum seekers, …

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Tip Sheet: Increasing Board Involvement

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: September 30, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors
This tip sheet provides guidance for organizations seeking to increase their board members’ engagement in agency activities, fundraising and governance.
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Toolkit: Refugee Children in U.S. Schools: A Toolkit for Teachers and School Personnel

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 14, 2011
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
In collaboration with the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) has developed this toolkit in order to support and assist schools with large numbers of refugee students.  The purpose of this toolkit is to: Facilitate information-sharing among school personnel and others working with refugee children in the schools on a …

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Tip Sheet: Recruiting Motivated and Effective Board Members

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: September 9, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors
This tip sheet provides guidance on recruiting motivated and effective board members, including tips for preparing for recruitment and identifying and vetting potential candidates.

Tip Sheet: Answering Difficult Questions

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: September 9, 2011
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Media and Communications
This tip sheet reviews strategies for answering difficult questions, including leading questions and questions to which you don’t know the answers.

Tip Sheet: ECBO Fundraising Q&A

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: August 26, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
Through an interview with Dr. Wilhelmina Holder of the Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment in Minnesota, this tip sheet provides suggestions on successful foundation fundraising.

Tip Sheet: Connecting to Businesses

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: June 24, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Partnerships
This tip sheet provides guidance on connecting with local businesses as part of your partnership strategy.

Archived Webinar: HIV and Resettled Refugees

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: June 23, 2011
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): HIV
This webinar discussed the removal of the HIV ban, federal and state resources, partnerships in serving refugees, principles of confidentiality, and where to call when help is needed. Webinar slides and a resource list are available for download. Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) would like to acknowledge staff from the U.S. Office of Refugee …

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Tip Sheet: Connecting to Nonprofit Associations and TA Providers

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: June 10, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Partnerships
This tip sheet provides guidance on connecting with nonprofit associations as part of your partnership strategy.

Tip Sheet: Broadening Scope as an ECBO Q&A

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: May 13, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Through an interview with Hilary Binder Aviles of Mosaica, this tip sheet provides guidance targeted at ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs) on forming a nonprofit organization with 501c3 status.