A FREE Training for those new to refugee outreach, or those who are already involved:
REFUGEE 101 (for those new to refugee outreach) based on the training material of Tucson Refugee Ministry:
— The refugee journey and overview of the US refugee-resettlement program
— Overviews of countries from where people are fleeing
— Loss simulation
— Cross-cultural basics and communication tips
— Helping without hurting
— Building bridges to people of other faiths
— Local volunteer opportunities
REFUGEE 201 (for current volunteers/practitioners):
Enjoy small-group discussions and networking with local experts. We're anticipating representatives from the state government's refugee-resettlement office, law enforcement, jobs, housing, trauma care, health, resettlement agencies, and citizenship/immigration.
Come ready to ask questions, learn, share your own insights, and make new connections. Leave with more tools in your belt and the knowledge that you're part of a strong network of neighbors and professionals who love refugees!
Please RSVP online (click the «tickets» button — the event is FREE)