During the first week of December, CORE hosted the 2018 CO Leadership Meeting for overseas Resettlement Support Center (RSC) CO coordinators and domestic Resettlement Agency (RA) CO focal points. The meeting focused on strengthening linkages across the CO continuum...read more
Digital technology is an important component of daily life in the United States, and increasingly, an influential part of the resettlement process, from applying for jobs to managing finances to accessing public benefits. In response to the growing use of digital...read more
CORE’s next webinar is Wednesday, November 14th at 1 p.m. This webinar will explore the latest document of CORE’s Effective Practice Series, Promising Practice: Delivering Gender Segregated Cultural Orientation Sessions. The session will feature guest panelists...read more
CORE recently completed Dari translations on CORE’s Resettlement Navigator website and CORE’s Settle In mobile app to increase their accessibility to Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders and their families. Both digital channels are particularly beneficial to SIVs who...read more
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
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