Register for Cultural Orientation Knowledge Exchange Workshops

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We appreciate your understanding and look forward to a successful workshop!

Do you want to build your skills to work effectively with newcomers? Are you interested in ways you can improve your agencies’ Cultural Orientation delivery? If you said yes to either of these questions, consider registering for CORE’s in-person Cultural Orientation (CO) Knowledge Exchange Workshop!

Participants will:• Build skills to manage common challenges that naturally arise during the resettlement process and Cultural Orientation;
• Learn about The Road Ahead curriculum and other CORE resources that support effective Cultural Orientation delivery;
• Identify practical ways to improve your agencies’ Cultural Orientation delivery; and
• Network with other individuals working in refugee resettlement.
Where & When: CORE will host two workshops to accommodate as many participants as possible.
Individuals are encouraged to attend the workshop that is closest to their location.
• Silver Spring, MD workshop on Monday, Feb. 26
• Chicago, IL workshop on Thursday, Feb. 29
Time: 10 am – 4:30 pm, local time, with a 1-hour lunch provided
Starting at 10 am allows time for individuals from nearby cities to travel to the event.
Location/Venue:• The Silver Spring, MD workshop will be held at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza.
• The Chicago, IL workshop location is to be determined. Details will be shared as they become available.
Friday, January 12
Details:To register, complete the registration form below where you’ll indicate which location you would like to attend.
Space for the workshops is limited, so individuals are encouraged to register as soon as possible.

If you have additional questions, review this Frequently Asked Questions Document before reaching out to CORE at with your questions.