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.

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Tip Sheet: Online Safety Tip Sheet

Author(s): Center for Adjustment, Resilience, and Recovery (CARRE)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource, created by CARRE, is intended to help service providers educate clients on how to respond to online threats or harassment.  It is aimed at children and youth at risk of online sexual exploitation, or “sexploitation.” Tips include: Block: Instead of responding to the person bothering you online, immediately block them. DO NOT send …

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Tip Sheet: Seven Tips to Stay Safe Online

Author(s): Center for Adjustment, Resilience, and Recovery (CARRE)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion, Safety
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
This resource, created by CARRE, provides clients with seven tips for staying safe online. It is aimed at children and youth at risk of online sexual exploitation, or “sexploitation.” Tips include: Change privacy settings Do not share personal photos, videos, or information Never send money Never meet up Block any online aggressors Tell a trusted …

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Blog Post: Three Steps to Help Empower Refugee and Immigrant Clients through Digital Literacy

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 26, 2022
Topic(s): Adult Education, Digital Inclusion
Digital literacy skills may seem universal, especially if we consider all the places and situations where technology exists. Research has shown, however, that access to and use of technology vary based on demographics such as race, economic class, education, place of birth, etc. Through their work with refugee and newcomer clients, service providers can help …

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Archived Webinar: Digital Skills in Refugee Integration: Lessons Learned from Research and Practice

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 9, 2021
Topic(s): Digital Inclusion
Hosted on September 9, 2021, this training was delivered by Miriam Potocky, Senior Research Associate, Switchboard; and Marwah Maasarani, Evaluation Officer, IRC.   Digital skills are a crucial element of successful integration. Access to communities, services, and rights often depends on, or is facilitated by, digital technology. Although many refugees are tech-savvy, many others have low …

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Video: Digital Literacy for Life and Work

Author(s): HIAS
Date: June 8, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Digital Inclusion, Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
HIAS and HIAS Pennsylvania have created a series of digital literacy videos for newcomer families. Each video series includes 16 short videos, covering topics such as digital safety and scams, preventing viruses and malware, secure Wi-Fi networks, online learning opportunities, online translation and interpretation, identifying misinformation, monitoring children’s online activity, work readiness and job applications,  …

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Evidence Summary: What works to improve digital inclusion among resettled refugees?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 31, 2021
Topic(s): Digital Inclusion
This evidence summary assesses the evidence surrounding the effectiveness of several program models and interventions designed to increase digital inclusion of refugees. It includes characteristics of successful programs, common barriers to inclusion, and the implications of this research for designing programs. 
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Video: Schoology Overview

Author(s): RefugeeResponse
Date: November 16, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
In this animated video, narrators discuss how students and parents can log in to Schoology through Clever, and how they can access necessary features in Schoology.
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Video: Google Translate Chrome Extension

Author(s): RefugeeResponse
Date: November 16, 2020
Topic(s): Digital Inclusion
The Google Translate Chrome Extension is available for free in the Google Chrome Webstore. This video shows how to download the extension and use it while online. This video will also show users of Schoology how to translate words in the application as well as use the Google Translate Chrome Extension while in Schoology.

Video: Navigating Chromebook Usage

Author(s): HIAS
Date: October 8, 2020
Topic(s): Adult Education, Digital Inclusion
This video series includes 11 short videos in seven languages, covering topics such as how to navigate Chromebook settings, use the keyboard and trackpad, how to conduct Google searches, use Gmail, find Chromebook apps, changing the computer language, and more.

Guide: Integrating Digital Citizenship into Refugee and Immigrant Youth Programs

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 1, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
This guide is designed to help staff integrate digital citizenship education into existing programs, with a focus on digital safety, security, and rights and responsibilities. It describes suggestions for identifying risk and protective factors among refugee youth participants; determining your digital citizenship objectives and core messages; designing activities within your program context that align with …

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