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Podcast: From a Refugee to a State Refugee Coordinator

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 3, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement

This Switchboard podcast spotlights Augustin Ntabaganyimana, Executive Deputy Director at the Maryland Department of Human Services. Listen to Augustin share his story about his early life in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, arriving as a refugee in the United States, and his road to becoming a State Refugee Coordinator. This podcast is an …

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Podcast: Is Your Program Gender-Sensitive?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 23, 2019
Topic(s): Employment, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning

Stream Switchboard’s latest podcast! Kelsey Chippeaux of the IRC in Silver Spring discusses the process of developing a gender analysis plan for a TANF employment program.

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Podcast: What is Motivational Interviewing?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 8, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Mental Health and Wellness, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare

In this podcast, Switchboard Program Officer Margaret Gibbon is joined by Dr. Miriam Potocky, Author and Professor of Social Work at Florida International University, and Kristen Guscovict, Founder of HEART of Aid Work. They discuss motivational interviewing, an evidence-based intervention that can be used in refugee case management programs, and provide examples of how it …

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Podcast: A Look at Switchboard’s FY19 Needs Assessment

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 14, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data

In this podcast, Switchboard Director Jason Crislip and Program Officer Margaret Gibbon have a 7-minute discussion about how Switchboard’s national needs assessment survey is informing Switchboard’s work in FY19. To read the full needs assessment report, click here.

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Podcast: Strategies for Supporting Refugee Families Enrolled in TANF and RCA

Author(s): META
Date: June 26, 2018
Topic(s): Employment, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence

How are states and local systems serving refugees through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)? What innovative strategies are being used to coordinate services and help refugees obtain employment? Listen to this interview with Sam Elkin, a researcher for a new OPRE study exploring these questions and more!   Want …

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Podcast: How Local Voices Can Help Us Understand Refugee Integration

Author(s): META
Date: April 24, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence

How can we measure integration? META’s podcast spotlights the interesting approach of the Refugees in Towns (RIT) project, an initiative of the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. For this podcast, META was joined by Karen Jacobsen, Professor at the Tufts University Fletcher School, director of the Refugees and Forced Migration Program at the Feinstein International Center, and Principal Investigator …

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Podcast: Why We Should Integrate Gender into our M&E Systems

Author(s): META
Date: March 8, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Evaluation and Research, Project Design and M&E Planning

Why should we integrate gender into our M&E systems, and how can we get started? Priya Alvarez, Evaluation Specialist at UN Women,  joined META for this podcast, released on International Women’s Day 2018! Listen now to find out why it’s important to put in place gender-integrated M&E systems and to learn concrete steps for integrating …

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Podcast: Financial Capability for Refugees: Promising Practices for Upward Economic Mobility

Author(s): META
Date: September 15, 2017
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence

What are the early financial experiences of New Americans? What promising practices may help accelerate their path to economic integration in the U.S.? For this podcast, META was joined by Kasra Movahedi of the International Rescue Committee to discuss an IRC study on financial capability programs, drawing on data from more than 2,400 refugee and …

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Podcast: A Path to Food Security & Nutrition for Refugees & Immigrants in the U.S: Building an Evidence Base

Author(s): META
Date: July 27, 2017
Topic(s): Health, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Food Security and Nutrition, Using Data and Evidence

What do we know and not know about how to improve food security and nutrition for refugees and immigrants in the U.S? This episode of the META podcast explores this question with Rachel Dannefer, Director of Research & Evaluation for the Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Centers of the NYC Health Department, and Eugenia Gusev, Technical …

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Podcast: Two Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Data Collection in Refugee Programs

Author(s): META
Date: May 8, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection

This episode of the META Podcast discusses two new ways mobile data collection can support programs for refugees in the U.S. Hear from Rachel Factor of Refugee Services of Texas about Refugee Mobile, a project that gives clients smartphone technology and collects data through text message. Abigail Clarke-Sayer of the IRC also shares about a …

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