Newly arrived refugees often start their new lives with low-wage jobs. Participants in Catholic Charities’ cultural orientation class learn about community services and public assistance.
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Police can scare newly arriving refugees. So Catholic Charities brought in a local officer who was once a refugee herself.
More than 1,000 come out for free screenings offered at Asian Health and Service Center's 15th annual health fair
Many refugees arrive from places where public transportation is scarce or costly. Suddenly it becomes the primary way most of our newest residents will travel.
Refugees learn about the job market, wages and worker rights in this seventh session in a 10-class series on life in the United States
In the sixth of a 10-class series orienting new refugees to life in the states, participants learned about spending money and building a budget.
English language learners testify before Board of Commissioners on housing, ESL, services for single mothers and abuse survivors
In the fifth class introducing refugees to life in the United States, families learn about local libraries and public school.
Free class series offered through Multnomah County libraries and area nonprofits help immigrant residents prepare for their naturalization exams and interviews.
SummerWorks interns straddle two cultures and shape what it means to lead
Keeping a home in good condition and free of pests is important for people’s health. It helps avoid problems with the landlord, too.
Newly arriving refugees learned the basics of personal safety and hygiene in the third of a series of classes intended to introduce them to all aspects of life in the United States.