Results Many of you recently participated in a Refugee Communications Survey which CORE conducted from August 24 - September 7. The purpose of the survey was to get feedback on the digital channels and resources developed for CORE's Refugee Communications...read more
This 30-minute webinar will focus on how you can use CORE’s digital resources to enhance communications with refugees throughout the resettlement journey from pre-departure to post-arrival. The session will introduce CORE’s Refugee Communications Toolkit and explore...read more
CORE is continuing its “Effective Practice Series” with the release of a second document, examining the practice of gender-segregated CO sessions. Located here on CORE’s website, “Promising Practice: Delivering Gender-Segregated Cultural Orientation Sessions,”...read more
CORE's Webinar Series will resume on Wednesday, August 29th with "Delivering CO on U.S. Laws." This webinar will focus on the topic of U.S. Laws and the resources and techniques you can use to teach refugees about their rights and responsibilities when they arrive in...read more
Following the success of the CO Knowledge Exchange Workshops held earlier this year, CORE delivered another round of workshops in Sacramento, California and Houston, Texas on July 24th and 26th respectively. The workshops focused on facilitating knowledge exchange and...read more
CORE's Refugee Communication Initiative aims to increase touch points with refugees during the resettlement process and harmonize pre-departure and post-arrival Cultural Orientation messaging. To achieve this goal, CORE provides technical assistance on using CORE's...read more
Language barriers during resettlement can frustrate refugees and service providers alike. CORE's refugee-facing resources are designed to ease communication with refugees by providing preliminary USRAP and CO knowledge in their own languages. Available on CORE's...read more
During the initial resettlement period, refugees will need to make many choices about money management in order to ensure not only self-sufficiency, but long-term financial success in the United States. To guide refugees and assist the staff who work with them, CORE...read more
CORE is excited to announce that the Advanced Level of the Online Cultural Orientation (CO) Certification Course is now available. Each lesson takes 20 to 30 minutes to complete. Topics include: Taking a Strengths-Based Approach Creating a Positive Learning...read more
CORE’s Settle In refugee-facing mobile app is an in-your-pocket travel companion that provides refugees with relevant just-in-time CO information and invites refugees to interact with a variety of learning activities. These resources are meant to augment CO delivery...read more
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