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Blog Post: Supporting Job Seekers with Backgrounds in Aviation: Ideas and Resources for Service Providers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 21, 2022
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
In support of Afghan pilots who have resettled in the U.S., Upwardly Global published a landscape assessment and proposed program plan earlier this year. The scope of the research included a high-level overview of potential pathways in the U.S., as well as proposed tools for service providers to help these individuals find skill-aligned employment. This …

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Blog Post: It Takes a Village: Learning from Statewide Housing Partnerships in Idaho

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 2, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
As we enter the final months of 2022, it’s clear that refugee resettlement in the United States looks different than it did in past years. Refugee Housing Solutions spoke to Christina Bruce-Bennion, Service Coordination Program Manager at the Idaho Office for Refugees, about navigating these shifts as they pertain to housing partnerships. Bruce-Bennion has worked …

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Blog Post: Could 40 Seconds of Compassion Make a Difference for Resettled Refugees?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 31, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement
The Question of Compassion People working in refugee resettlement are often motivated by compassion. This is perhaps especially true for those who engage directly with clients—caseworkers, casework assistants, volunteers, interpreters, and the range of housing, education, and employment specialists. Compassion is defined by Trzeciak & Mazzarelli as an “emotional response to another’s pain or suffering, …

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Blog Post: The Uniting for Ukraine Support Line: Virtual Support for Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 28, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole, Program Eligibility
On April 21, 2022, President Biden announced the launch of a new program: Uniting for Ukraine (U4U). The program “provides a pathway for Ukrainian citizens and their immediate family members who are outside the United States to come to the United States and stay temporarily in a two-year period of parole.” By matching Ukrainian applicants …

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Archived Webinar: Questions and Answers: Cultural and Practical Considerations for Working with Afghan Clients

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 25, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Hosted on October 25, 2022, the training was delivered by Farid Saydee, PhD, Adjunct Professor at the School of Curriculum and Teaching at Kean University; Madina Masumi, MEd, Switchboard Training Officer with a focus on cultural awareness; Maliha Mirza, MSW, Switchboard Training Officer with a focus on case management; and, Rosalind Ghafar Rogers, PhD, International …

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Archived Webinar: Assisting Newcomers with Navigating the U.S. Health Care System: An Introduction for Direct Service Providers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 20, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
Hosted on October 19, 2022, the training was delivered by Mary Fabio, MD, Marc J. Altshuler, MD, Ariel Ressler MacNeill, MPH, and Blain Mamo, MPH. Recently arrived newcomers to the United States and the service providers who support them face many barriers in navigating the complex U.S. health care system. While systems navigation is difficult …

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Guide: Ukrainian Backgrounder

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: October 18, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Country Guides
This backgrounder contains historical, political, and cultural information intended to cultivate a general understanding of Ukrainians who are arriving in the U.S. CORE produced this backgrounder to aid U.S. Resettlement Agencies (RAs) and their local affiliates and partners to provide culturally appropriate Cultural Orientation (CO) and other services to newly arrived Ukrainians. The information provided …

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Tip Sheet: What is the Fair Housing Act?

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 14, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
While refugees are not a specific protected class, the Fair Housing Act (FHA) prohibits discrimination based on national origin and religion in all housing transactions. This factsheet, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, explains examples of discrimination and how to file a complaint if a refugee has experienced discrimination.

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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Tool or Template: Home Set-up Guide

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 13, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Housing Orientation
This resource, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, provides Resettlement Agencies and their affiliates with an apartment and home set-up guide as they prepare for and take part in a home set-up for refugees.