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Archived Webinar: Who are Refugees and How Do They Arrive in the United States? Understanding the Refugee Resettlement Process

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 7, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness
Hosted on October 7, 2021, this training was delivered by Mak Suceska, State Refugee Coordinator for Iowa; Khadra Bashir, R&P Program Manager, ECDC; Khine Zaw, Paralegal, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; and Rishan Habte, Program Manager for Economic Empowerment, Switchboard. Webinar transcript coming soon! This webinar provided an overview of the refugee resettlement process, from flight …

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Video: Who are Refugees and How Do They Arrive in the United States?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 6, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
This animated video explains the process of refugee resettlement, from flight and displacement to arrival and integration, through the true story of a family’s resettlement experience. This video is designed as an onboarding resource for staff new to the field of refugee resettlement. It is accompanied by a toolkit that includes a reflection activity, a …

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Video: Welcome Video Describing Current COVID-19 Situation in U.S.

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: September 20, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This video, currently available in Dari and Pashto, shares current information about COVID-19 in the United States including the Delta variant, vaccine access, and sources of reliable information. 
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Guide: Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 13, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Tuberculosis
Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (TB) provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection and TB disease. Key audiences for this booklet are people with or at risk for TB; people who may have been exposed to someone with TB; people who provide services for those at high risk for TB, such as …

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Tool or Template: Listening and Acting Quickly: Palm Card for Urgent Maternal Warning Signs

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: August 26, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Sexual and Reproductive Health
This five-by-seven inch palm card provides a list of urgent maternal warning signs and discusses how family members can support during and after pregnancy. It explains that if a pregnant or recently pregnant woman expresses concerns about any symptoms she is having, take the time to hear her. If she says something doesn’t feel right, …

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Blog Post: Does Self-care Really Matter to My Health or Identity?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: August 6, 2021
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Self-care and Staff Care
Protecting ourselves from overwhelming stress is similar to staying healthy in general: the familiar advice to eat right, exercise, and maintain good sleep patterns is important to follow. But resilience from stress is also reliant on nurturing our relationships, work life and hobbies, material safety, and values. This blog post offers some tips to help you do this.

Toolkit: Rental Assistance Call to Action

Author(s): Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Date: August 4, 2021
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) has developed the CFPB Look Up Tool,  an online director of federal rent and utility assistance programs available to tenants and landlords. The purpose of this toolkit is to help raise awareness about the rental assistance resources available. It includes information on the Look Up Tool, a call to …

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Tool or Template: Checklists for Tracking Child Development Milestones

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: July 28, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
How a child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about child development. Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. This series of checklists explains key milestones in several areas of development: social/emotional; language/communication; cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving); and movement/physical development. Checklists are available for children aged two, …

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Archived Webinar: Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Burma (Myanmar)

Author(s): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Date: June 24, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
On June 24, 2021, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held a stakeholder engagement to discuss Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Burma (Myanmar). During the webinar, USCIS provided an overview of TPS, explained eligibility requirements, and shared filing tips. USCIS responded to questions submitted in advance and via chat during …

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Blog Post: Reflections on World Refugee Day

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: June 11, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement
For over 20 years, we have observed World Refugee Day annually on June 20th. This year is no different as refugee resettlement agencies, allies, and community members continue to support and welcome refugees to the United States. As we approach World Refugee Day, we encourage you to pause and reflect on the lives and experiences of refugees. Ask yourself why you started the work that you do - reset your intentions and commitment to the work that you do each day to support refugees in their journey to rebuild their lives.