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National Refugee and Immigrant Conference Call for Proposals
National Refugee and Immigrant Conference: Issues and Innovations
November 7-8, 2011
The 2011 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference: Issues and Innovations invites you to submit conference workshop proposals. The goal of this conference is to identify issues, emphasize best practices, and highlight innovations by providing those who work with refugees and immigrants an opportunity to learn from and network with one another. Please respond to the Call for Workshop Proposals by June 30, 2011.Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about proposal submissions.
Refugee Family Engagement Project DVD Set
The Denver Public Schools recently developed a multilingual Refugee Family Engagement Project DVD Set that’s now available online! The first DVD covers professional development for educators, administrators, and staff providing background information on the U.S. refugee resettlement program. The second DVD, for newcomer families, invites families to participate in school activities and informs refugees about American school culture and is available in Arabic, Burmese, French, Karen, Nepali, and Somali.