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Toolkit: Housing Toolkit: Navigating Online Housing Resources & Housing Search

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 14, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
Finding the appropriate housing requires having the right tools, and the internet is a tool that can improve and expand one’s housing search. This resource page, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, will connect you to federal, state, and housing providers, search engines, and other sources. It will also provide property managers and landlords with accessible …

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Toolkit: Get the Facts Campaign

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 29, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
These resources, created by National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM), provide service providers with tools to spread facts about the COVID-19 vaccination. This campaign includes a variety of guides, tip sheets, and videos translated into 30+ languages. In the links you will find materials covering the following:  Social Media Short Fact Sheet …

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Toolkit: Understanding, Raising, and Documenting the Match

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 20, 2022
Topic(s): Employment
This toolkit was designed specifically as a foundational resource for new staff, interns, and volunteers who support your agency’s Matching Grant (MG) program. Readers will develop a working knowledge of the match requirement, think through strategies for raising match, and review guidance for accurately documenting match.  In addition to the toolkit, you can find an …

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Toolkit: English Learner Family Toolkit 

Author(s): National Clearinghouse for Language Acquisition
Date: September 19, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The English Learner Family Toolkit was created to help families choose education services that meet their child’s needs. U.S. educators, elementary and secondary school teachers, principals, and other school staff can also share the toolkit as a resource for English learners and their families.

Toolkit: Healthy Spaces Custom Signage Making

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 7, 2022
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Welcoming Communities
This resource, created by NRC-RIM and IDEO.org, provides resettlement providers and other community organizations with tools to create healthy and welcoming spaces for the refugee and immigrant community. One way to change health systems is to ensure spaces are set up to honor people in refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities and support the trusted relationships …

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Toolkit: Cultural Validation and Translation Toolkit

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: August 22, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness
This toolkit is designed to help agencies create a Cultural Validation and Translation Review process to ensure linguistic accuracy and cultural competence in messaging and services.

Toolkit: Employment Authorization Documents: Reference Guide for Refugee Service Providers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 30, 2022
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Employment Rights
This toolkit was updated in April 2022 to reflect new guidance from the U.S. government. Refugees and asylees have the right to work. This reference guide covers the most important and commonly used work authorization documents required for employment in the United States. It includes information on the form I-9, accepted documents typically held by …

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Toolkit: Mothers x Mothers Health Meetups

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: February 16, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Together with the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM), IDEO.org and Refugee Women’s Network co-designed a health meetup called Mothers x Mothers with a group of refugee and immigrant women to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in their communities. With this toolkit, organizations can plan and implement their own Mothers x Mothers meetup …

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Toolkit: Supporting Afghan Students in Schools & Youth Programs in the United States

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 4, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Community Engagement, Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
In the 2021-22 school year and beyond, schools across the United States will enroll significant numbers of children and youth from Afghanistan. These students fled the country after the withdrawal of American military troops and the subsequent fall of the Afghan government on August 15, 2021. While many schools and communities have a long history …

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Toolkit: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers: A Toolkit for Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC) States

Author(s): Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC)
Date: September 26, 2021
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
This toolkit responds to the identified needs of Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC) States and recognizes their commitment to supporting the mental health and wellness of refugees and asylum seekers. It acknowledges and builds on the work of other organizations, such as IOM and UNHCR, to provide an evidence-based, high-level overview of factors that contribute to improving …

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