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.

Virginia Adult ESOL Health Literacy Toolkit

Resource: Virginia Adult ESOL Health Literacy Toolkit
Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center, located at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education
This toolkit offers explanations, tips, materials, and links to help ESOL teachers and programs better understand and address the health literacy challenges faced by adult English language learners in the U.S.

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.