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Blog Post: Serving Jobseekers with Professional Backgrounds: Workforce Resources for Clients and Staff

Author(s): Emily Hackerson
Date: June 7, 2022
Topic(s): Employment
As employment staff across the resettlement network know, clients with professional backgrounds bring to their job searchin-demand talent, perspective, and commitment, but face unique barriers to attaining quality, professional-level employment. Clients are often ‘starting over’ in a complex workforce that does not always recognize their credentials or transferrable skills. This “brain waste” is not a …

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Tip Sheet: Lead Warning – Lead Can Poison Your Child

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
Info Sheet for newcomer families to learn more about lead poisoning, the symptoms of lead poisoning, who should be tested for lead poisoning, and the dangers of not testing after lead exposure.

Tip Sheet: Prevent Lead Poisoning

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare, Lead Poisoning
Info sheet with potential sources of lead poisoning, ways in which newcomer parents can avoid lead poisoning in their home, and a guide on lead poisoning testing.

Blog Post: COVID-19 and Parenthood: Tips and Resources for Sharing with Mothers, Fathers, and Families

Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
With Women’s Health Month in May and Men’s Health Month in June, now is a great time to share parenthood resources from the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM). Debunking myths—including those related to fertility, pregnancy, and parenthood—and encouraging vaccinations and booster shots are key to protecting RIM communities from severe illness …

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Blog Post: Theories of Change, Logframes, and Indicators: An Updated Resource Collection on Project Design

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Are you working to design a new project or refine the design of an existing program? Switchboard’s Resource Library hosts a variety of project design resources to help guide you through the process.  Strong project design starts with sound logic. Theories of change  and  logical frameworks (logframes) can both be considered types of logic models. A …

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Tip Sheet: My Child’s Lead Test Result

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 1, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This information sheet includes a quiz to assist newcomer families in understanding their child’s lead test results along with a guide about how to protect children from lead poisoning.

Tip Sheet: Pregnancy & Lead

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 1, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning, Sexual and Reproductive Health
Info sheet about lead poisoning, pregnancy, risks of lead poisoning during pregnancy, and tips on how to keep your baby safe from lead poisoning in the home.

Blog Post: The Resources You Need to Get Started with Monitoring and Evaluation

Date: May 24, 2022
Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is key to strong program design and delivery, both so service providers can track and improve their work and so funders can receive needed reports. But due to capacity issues, financial and time constraints, or the absence of clear processes, there are many reasons why M&E may sometimes be sidelined, infrequently …

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Guide: Operation Allies Welcome: Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Programs & Resources

Author(s): Department of Housing and Urban Development
Date: May 20, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
This resource list, developed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), includes information that clients can use if they need help with housing. Available assistance will depend on their immigration status; their income level or other eligibility criteria; and availability of the housing or assistance in the area. 

Tool or Template: Public Benefits Overview for Refugees and Other Humanitarian Immigrants

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 16, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Certain humanitarian immigrants are eligible for cash assistance, medical assistance, employment preparation, job placement, English language training, and other services offered through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), along with other federally funded programs. This includes refugees, asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, Special Immigrant Visa …

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