Resources

Our multimedia resource library features content developed by both Switchboard and the larger resettlement community.  You can browse the library by resource type, topic, population group, language, or publication year, or by using keywords through our search bar.

The external resources listed in this library represent the views and opinions of their original authors and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Switchboard. 

 

Refine Results

FIRST PUBLISHED
RESOURCE TYPE
TOPIC
TARGET AUDIENCE
PUBLISHED BY
POPULATION
LANGUAGE

TOPIC:

SUBTOPIC:

PUBLISHED BY:

Hosted on June 20, 2024, the training was delivered by​​ Eugenia Gusev, MA, International Affairs and International Public Management; Aley Kent, BA, Biology and Society; ​​Cecilia Lapp Stoltzfus, BA, Environmental Science and Sustainability; and ​​Theresa Allan, BA, Science in Society. Many newcomers to the U.S. have agricultural backgrounds, and some are interested in farming as […]

PUBLISHED BY:

Hosted on June 18, 2024, the training was delivered by Nao Kabashima, co-founder and Executive Director of the Karen Organization of San Diego (KOSD); Haji A. Adan, the Executive Director at Refugee & Immigrant Self-Empowerment Inc. (RISE), a prominent ECBO; and Yahya Haqiqi, President & CEO of the Afghan Support Network (ASN). Nonprofit organizations typically […]

PUBLISHED BY:

Internationally trained newcomers—professionals who received their post-secondary education and credentials in another country—bring a wealth of skills, qualifications, and experiences that can greatly benefit our communities and economy. However, they often face unique barriers to resuming their careers in the U.S. In this blog post, written in collaboration with World Education Services, we will use […]

This year commemorates the 23rd anniversary of World Refugee Day, observed annually on June 20. It is a pivotal moment to spotlight the challenges faced by millions worldwide who have been displaced due to persecution, conflict, and violence. Through events organized by refugee communities and supporting organizations, we can draw attention to the struggles of […]

PUBLISHED BY:

Hosted on June 12, 2024, the training was delivered by Megan Rafferty, MA, LPC, LAC, Training Officer, Mental Health and Wellness. Caseworkers and other frontline staff play an essential role in the resettlement process, yet they frequently experience high turnover rates. Various factors contribute to their departure, with burnout being a significant concern. This webinar […]

PUBLISHED BY:

This information guide, presented by Switchboard, defines and summarizes risk factors and indicators of child abuse, exploitation, and trafficking, both for general populations and specifically for newcomer children and youth. The guide also describes newcomer service providers’ role in supporting clients who are children or youth potentially facing these issues.