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World Refugee Day 2019 Training Symposium

Workshops and Speakers

 
 

American Rights and Systems Track

Interpretation Rights & Resources

a Panel Discussion

Understanding the laws around service providers and businesses providing interpretation, rights of access and resources available for interpretation.

Monu chetri

Monu chetri

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barrie gewanter

barrie gewanter

Housing Rights

a Panel Discussion

Understanding the laws around housing including landlord responsibilities, tenant rights and responsibilities, Public Assistance and Section 8 vouchers, and more.

sally santangelo

sally santangelo

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jay subedi

jay subedi

Navigating NY Public Education System

a Shared Presentation

Understanding the rights and responsibilities of the education system, parents and students in NY State focused on pre-K to 12th grade.

maria taddeo

maria taddeo

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Resettlement, Integration and Flourishing Track

Impacts of Acculturation

a Facilitated Circle

Understanding the value systems and varying perspectives of the diverse cultures that now call Syracuse home, and how we can better understand and appreciate one another well.

abdul saboor

abdul saboor

Life Before We Came

a Shared Presentation

"I wish people like case workers, doctors and others understood where I came from," is an often heard comment of New American community members. Take this opportunity to learn through story sharing of what life was like for many of our resettled refugee families before they came to the United States.

fatuma ahmed

fatuma ahmed

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Sha lashgari

Sha lashgari

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Refugee Resettlement 101

a Shared Presentation

The refugee resettlement process, responsibilities of various agencies and opportunities to work together to welcome well.

abdul saboor

abdul saboor

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Skill Building Track

When It Feels Like Everything is Breaking

a Facilitated Circle

Culturally-informed trauma response and community care

Dr. rashmi gangamma

Dr. rashmi gangamma

What to Do When ______

a Fishbowl

Equipping us all to respond wisely and helpfully to various crisis or challenging issues such as domestic violence, mental illness, the criminal justice system, addiction and more.

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We Can Lead: Speaking Up, Seeking Help and Solving Problems

a Facilitated Circle

Training on how to communicate cross-culturally and work together to solve problems. Will include exposure to additional resources available for further leadership and training opportunities.

kofi addai

kofi addai

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sha lashgari

sha lashgari

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Cultures of our Community Track

Cultures of South & Southeast Asia New Americans

a Panel Discussion

Snapshots of the various cultures of our New American neighbors with South or Southeast Asian heritage including Bhutan, Nepal, tribes of Myanmar, Vietnam and others. Leaning into the opportunity to learn from one another.

Presenters are being lined up by the New American Forum, and will be forthcoming

Cultures of Middle Eastern New Americans

a Panel Discussion

Snapshots of the various cultures of our New American neighbors with Middle Eastern heritage including Iraqi, Syrian, Iranian and others. Leaning into the opportunity to learn from one another.

Presenters are being lined up by the New American Forum, and will be forthcoming

Cultures of African New Americans

a Panel Discussion

Snapshots of the various cultures of our New American neighbors with African heritage including Somali, Congolese, Ethiopian, Eritrean and others. Leaning into the opportunity to learn from one another.

Presenters are being lined up by the New American Forum, and will be forthcoming