Tag: Education

Accessing Financial Aid for Refugee Youth and Adults

For many refugee youth and adults, accessing financial aid determines whether or not they will be able to pursue their postsecondary academic goals. In this webinar, participants will learn about federal financial aid opportunities available to ORR-eligible populations, frequently encountered barriers, and strategies and resources for efficiently supporting clients through the application process. To apply for …

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Free Citizenship Workshop!

Join us to apply for citizenship and learn about other programs! Become a citizen to protect yourself from deportation, bring family members to the US, and vote in US elections! To complete a citizenship application, you must call to RSVP to determine eligibility and prepare documents: Tucson: alejandra.encinasgarcia@rescue.org, or text 520 279 0020 Phoenix: Call …

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Refugee Mental Health & Wellness Conference

Join us on Thursday, February 25, 2021 for the 4th Annual Refugee Mental Health and Wellness Conference. The conference brings together refugee leaders, social service providers, mental health clinicians, students, and refugee advocates from across the world. This year, our theme will focus on the intersection of COVID-19, mental health, and social justice. The conference will feature keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and …

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ESL Conversation Circles

Practice Your Speaking & Listening Skills in English Conversation circles are a gathering of students and community members who come together to improve their English language skills.  This program is provided for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners to practice vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar in a fun, comfortable, laid-back environment.  Conversation Circles is a …

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Citizenship Workshop

Join IRC Tucson to apply for citizenship and learn about other programs! Become a citizen to protect yourself from deportation, bring family members to the US, and vote in US elections! To complete a citizenship application, you must contact us to determine eligibility and prepare documents: Alejandra.EncinasGarcia@Rescue.org or 520-279-0020

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Increasing Vaccination Coverage Among Racial and Ethnic Groups: Lessons Learned from CDC’s REACH Program

The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program is a national program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to reduce racial and ethnic disparities. NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate in the webinar, Increasing Vaccination Coverage Among Racial and Ethnic Groups: Lessons Learned from CDC’s …

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Understanding Diverse Communities to Support Equitable and Informed COVID-19 Vaccination Decision-Making

National surveys and polls have shown concerning low percentages of adults who intend to get a COVID-19 vaccine once available to them. These findings have fluctuated over time and varied by factors such as race, ethnicity, gender, age, education, and political affiliation. They also underscore the need to further explore individuals’ perspectives and better understand …

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