Even in these stressful times for all, immigrants and refugees are under particular hardship. Increased enforcement, economic uncertainty, immigration restrictions and overrepresentation in essential jobs during a pandemic have put immigrants at unique risk for anxiety, stress and trauma. Join experts in psychology, social work and policy for the free webinar Pandemic, Politics and the Future: Tackling Immigrant Anxiety and Trauma on Thursday, November 12, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM EST. Register now.
Attendees will learn:
The public health crisis facing immigrants and refugees
How scapegoating, discrimination and anti-immigrant policies, as well as the pandemic and its economic fallout, are impacting new Americans
Strategies to manage these stresses, fears and traumas at interpersonal, institutional and community levels
This webinar is for immigrant- and refugee-serving professionals, social workers, educators, community leaders and anyone interested in making a difference in the lives of new Americans. It is free of charge but you must register.
This is the latest free webinar from The Immigrant Learning Center’s Public Education Institute. Browse resources and past webinars on this topic here.
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
Also see the following webinars from The Immigrant Learning Center in Malden, MA: https://www.ilctr.org/promoting-immigrants/ilc-workshops/educators-2/