Title: Promoting cross- cultural acceptance: The African artist initiative
Author: Baker-Flynn, Dylan, Xavier Hines-Coombs, Thomas Koker, and Nicholas Smoth
Description: An Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Crocodile River Music: Promoting Cross-Cultural Acceptance
Keywords: African music, cultural awareness, cultural acceptance, African culture, interviews
Title: Tips for mental health providers working with Southeast Asian immigrants/refugees
Author: Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts & Logan, D.
Description: This tip sheet provides some culturally-informed strategies for mental health providers to use to build trusting and respectful bonds with their Southeast Asian clients.
Keywords: Southeast Asian Immigrants, Southeast Asian refugees, mental health, culturally appropriate services, stigma
Title: Immigrant and refugee stories of Worcester women
Author: Worcester Women’s Oral History Project in collaboration with Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester, Educational Bridge Program of Notre Dame Healthcare, Clemente Course in the Humanities, Refugee Artisans of Worcester, and Worcester Refugee Assistance Project
Description: The project compiled interview transcripts and oral histories of 8 women – Monica Salazar Carmona, Kenza Dekar, Juliana DeBoni, Yahui, Carmenza Ramirez, Edna Froio, DarKu and PawWah who emigrated to Worcester from a variety of countries.
Keywords: immigrant women, refugee women, oral history, interviews
Title: Covid-19: Client and provider frequently asked questions
Author: Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants (ORI)
Description: Information for refugees and immigrants in Massachusetts about COVID-19
Keywords: Covid-19, pandemic
Title: City of immigrants series
Author: Welker, Grant
Publication: Worcester Business Journal
Date: November 12, 2018
Description: Articles and editorials in this series include: City of immigrants: : Foreign-born residents have unusually large impact on Worcester’s economy; Coming to Worcester: The city’s immigrant population has shifted in the last decade; Helping immigrant businesses: Foreign-born entrepreneurs aren’t as familiar with their available resources; Get to know Worcester’s immigrants; The importance of immigrants.
Keywords: businesses, business owners, entrepreneurs, economy
Title: Holy Cross emerita professor curates Worcester refugee artist exhibit
Author: Jane Carlton
Publication: College of the Holy Cross Newsroom
Description: Professor Susan Rodgers working with Holy Cross students Worcester refugee artisan crafts .
Keywords: art exhibits, refugee artists, crafts
Title: The resettlement of Bhutanese refugees in Central Massachusetts
Author: Gururaj, Ani
Publisher: Pulitzer Center
Description: The objective of this project is to better understand the journey of Bhutanese refugees who settled in Shrewsbury, a town in Central Massachusetts. It includes 2 articles entitled “Central Massachusetts: Home to a diverse population” and “A day with Purna Neupane.”
Keywords: Bhutanese refugees, Central Massachusetts, resettlement, stories
Title: A Bhutanese refugee’s resettlement diary
Author: Gurung, Ganesh
Publication: New Worcester Spy
Description: Ganesh Gurung, a student at Worcester State University, reflects on his resettlement journey in the university’s news and literary magazine. This entry includes three articles entitled “A Bhutanese refugee’s diary : Part 1 and Part 2” and “Bhutanese Flamingo: Finding hope in music.”
Keywords: resettlement, education, Bhutanese refugees
Title: Resources for African immigrants in the Worcester community
Author: Crocodile River Music
Description: List and description of resources for African immigrants in Worcester
Resources for African Immigrants in the Worcester Community
Keywords: African immigrants, services, organizations
Title: Worcester Artisans of Worcester (RAW)
Description: Information about the organization including their mission, the artisans, indigenous crafts and more.
Keywords: non-profit organizations, artisans, indigenous crafts, self-sufficiency