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Blog Post: ECBO Leaders Share Accomplishments and Challenges in their First Community of Practice Meeting

Date: August 18, 2023
Topic(s): Community Engagement
It’s not easy to serve a community without a good support system. This can be especially true for leaders of ethnic community–based organizations (ECBOs). The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) defines an ECBO as “a non-profit organization that was founded and is led by a current or former refugee, or a group of current and …

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Toolkit: Getting Started with Communities of Practice

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 11, 2023
Topic(s): Community Engagement
This toolkit, created by Switchboard, provides an overview of what to expect when getting started in communities of practice (CoP). Switchboard offers several communities of practice throughout the year.

Guide: The Well-Being Guide

Author(s): International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support
Date: April 13, 2023
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Self-care and Staff Care
The Well-Being Guide, created by IFRC, is designed to guide humanitarian staff, volunteers, and for recipients of mental health and psychosocial support services. The guide provides practical tips for taking care of  preventing burnout and promoting well-being. 

Podcast: Reintroducing the Switchboard Podcast

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 20, 2023
Topic(s): Case Management, Organizational Development
Welcome to the Switchboard Podcast! Switchboard is a one-stop resource hub for refugee service providers in the United States, funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement. We provide resources, trainings, communities of practice, and programmatic assistance for programs funded by the ORR. This episode features a conversation with Meg Gibbon, Switchboard’s program director, about the …

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Evidence Summary: What strategies can help newcomers with social integration?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 1, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
There is strong evidence that peer mentoring and support groups with established immigrants can support social integration of recently arrived newcomers from the same ethnic group. Studies show that peer support groups provide needed social capital and resource sharing to recently arrived refugees and other newcomers. There is moderate evidence that peer mentoring with host …

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