Immigration... 

A 2018 study on local immigration integration provides a glimpse into evidence-based initiatives that give immigrants a voice, protects communities and allows everyone to contribute to shared prosperity. See the pdf summary here Listen to discussion here and here and here

View a July 2020 study on the Impact of Anti-immigrant Bias and Identity Formation in immigrant children in the US here. Adam Strom, founder and director of Re-imagining Migration, discusses the ways that bias around immigrants and immigration can affect students' identities and communities.

 

A Nov. 2020 webinar and discussion on "The Pandemic, Politics and Future: Tackling Immigrant Anxiety and Trauma" with:

-Jessica Gomez, clinical psychologist here

-Hannah Matthews, Deputy Executive Director for Policy at the Center for Law and Social Policy here.

-Panel discussion with Robert McAndrews PhD, JD, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Salem State University and Denzil Mohammed, Director, The Immigrant Learning Center Public   Education Institute and Diya Kallivayalil, Cambridge Hospital and Harvard Medical School here

Note that the sequence of these presentations and if and how they might reflect change.

New fact sheets on immigrants in Greater Boston

 

Ten new fact sheets on the largest immigrant populations in Greater Boston have been published by The ILC Public Education Institute. Check out voter eligibility, demographic, economic and education data for immigrants from China, Dominican Republic, India, Haiti, Brazil, El Salvador, Vietnam, Canada, Guatemala and Cape Verde. There are also statistics on U.S. and Massachusetts immigrants on our website!

 

For educators, families, and care givers:

Anti-Bias Tools & Strategies

https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and-strategies/anti-bias-tools-strategies

Also see the following webinars from The Immigrant Learning Center in Malden, MA: https://www.ilctr.org/promoting-immigrants/ilc-workshops/educators-2/

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The Congregational Church of Topsfield
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