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Afghan Family Resettlement Background & Resources


We would like to deeply thank Sina Baha for her wonderful presentation, 'Welcoming Afghan Refugees: Understanding Cultural Strengths and Needs of Recent Arrivals!' All are welcome to watch or re-watch the recording here: 


All are welcomed to watch a recording of an orientation session on May 12, 2022 about the "Team" approach we are adopting to support the Afghan Family Resettlement here: 


A Round-up of Resources for Serving Afghan Evacuees

This is an extensive collection of resources grouped by subjects including Federal Policy, Cultural Orientation, Legal Needs, Health and Wellness, Child, Youth and Family Services and Economic Empowerment and Digital Inclusion. This excellent resource list is compiled by switchboard - connecting resettlement experts. 

Afghan Backgrounder - Pathways to Resettlement, History, Language and Interethnic Tensions

This backgrounder contains historical, political, and cultural information intended to cultivate a general understanding of Afghans who are arriving to the U.S. It was created by Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE).

Cultural Atlas - Afghan Culture

Contains detailed concrete information regarding a range of areas related to Afghan culture, including etiquette, communication, and family.

Tarjimly - Free interpreter service for refugees through an app.

FindHello - Resources of all kinds for refugees and immigrants. 

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