International Refugee Day 2015 Worcester, Massachusetts

Title: International Refugee Day 2015, Worcester, Massachusetts

Author Selina Sikder

Date: June 19, 2015

Description: Materials distributed at International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, MA by the following organizations and agencies: African Community Education Program (ACE); Ascentria Care Alliance; Caregiver Homes; Catholic Charities; City of Worcester; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); Refugee and Immigration Assistance Center (RIAC); and Worcester Family Partnership.

African Community Education Program (ACE) Materials Folder

Author: African Community Education (ACE)

Description: Material from African Community Education (ACE) available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The various materials include handouts for mentoring for empowerment & exchange (MEE), volunteer opportunities, internship opportunities and a short introduction to ACE.

Ascentria Care Alliance Materials Folder

Author: Ascentria Care Alliance

Description: Material from Ascentria Care Alliance (formerly Lutheran Social Services of New England) available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The material includes postcards for childcare licensing training program in a variety of languages; program for World Refugee Day 2015; foster parent inquiry form; pamphlets for unaccompanied refugee minors program, legal assistance services, surviving domestic abuse and New Lands Farm.

Catholic Charities materials folder

Author: Catholic Charities

Description: Material from Catholic Charities available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The material includes a graph noting correlation of program services to Massachusetts Catholic Charities office locations; pamphlets for Catholic Charities of Leominster, MA, Migration and Refugee Services through the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; the 2014 Annual Report for Catholic Charities of Worcester County; flyers for programs and history of refugee services; and an interview with Sister Theresa Khen Doan printed in Worcester T&G (by Bronislaus B. Kush).

City of Worcester Materials Folder

Author: City of Worcester

Description: Material from the City of Worcester available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The material includes a pamphlet on the Human Rights Commission in Worcester; labor rights; tenant rights and responsibilities; the Worcester Fair Housing Project; business startup guide information and flyers advertising upcoming events within the city of Worcester.

Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC) Folder

Author: Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC)

Description: Material from Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC) available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The material from RIAC includes pamphlets on domestic violence prevention within the African Muslim refugee community and information about the history and goals of RIAC.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Materials Folder

Author: Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and Family Health Center

Description: Material from Women, Infants and Children (WIC) available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The material includes flyers for the Family Heath Center of Worcester; WIC pamphlets on breastfeeding and child nutritional needs; Massachusetts WIC Program Locations guide; recipe cards and other flyers.

Worcester Family Partnership Materials Folder

Author: Worcester Family Partnership

Description: Material from Worcester Family Partnership available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The material includes a Worcester Parent Guide to Community Services; a calendar of upcoming events; flyers for events and a sign-up form for the Parent-Child Home Program. Some material is printed in both English and Spanish. Included in this folder is the children’s book, “Say Hello” by Rachel Isadora.

Caregiver Homes Materials Folder

Author: Caregiver Homes, Worcester, MA

Description: Material from Caregiver Homes available during the International Refugee Day 2015 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The material from Caregiver Homes consists of four informational brochures outlining available services in English and alternative languages.

Keywords: community organizations, refugee services, immigrant services

Cataloged By: Kimberly Arleth / Selina Sikder

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