Safe, Smart & Healthy Videos

Resource: Safe, Smart & Healthy Videos Online
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS)
Refugee Services health orientation videos, Safe, Smart & Healthy: Keys to Success in Your New Home, are now available online in over 30 languages, including Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Dzongkha (Bhutanese), Hakha (Chin), S’gaw Karen, Somali, and Swahili.

Welcoming America Communications Webinar

Training: Messages that Matter- Communications webinar
Welcoming America
Learn the value of framing your message, positive messaging about refugees that’s been proven to inspire and engage communities, and how to use communications messaging and stories to support the needs of your organization.
Tuesday, Sept 24, 2013 from 3:00-4:30pm ET.

Welcoming America Webinar: Meaningful Contact with Receiving Communities

Training: Building Meaningful Contact with Refugees and Receiving Communities
Welcoming America
Learn how to find new champions for refugee resettlement and services, prevent community tensions between refugees and receiving communities, and strengthen program sustainability by increasing volunteerism.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 1:00-2:30pm ET.

2013 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference

Event: 2013 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference: Issues and Innovations
Presented by: Adult Learning Resource Center
For providers who work with refugees and immigrants in fields such as education, health care, social services, job development, and advocacy.
October 10-11, 2013, Chicago, IL.

Burmese health education materials

Resource: Publications on Diabetes, Income Taxes, and Employment
Burmese Advocacy Center
Publications entitled Diet for Diabetes, American Basic Rules of Individual Income Tax Return, and Employment Handbook are now available. To receive these publications for your organization or for your clients from Burma, please contact the Burmese Advocacy Center.