How to welcome newcomers to the USA

Me pehea ahau e taea e pōwhiri rerenga, manene, and other newcomers to the USA? Here e 8 ways to welcome newcomers into your community.

1) Learn how to pronounce newcomers’ ingoa

One important thing you can to do help newcomers feel welcome is learn how to pronounce their names. ako tips on how to pronounce names that sound foreign to you.

2) Learn skills to begin volunteering with newcomers in your own community

Whakaotia to tatou free hōtaka whakangungu ipurangi ki te ako ki te tōtika tūao ki rerenga. A, no te e mahi koe, rapu to tatou “FindHellodatabase for a local organization to support in your town.

3) Kia rite ki te whakarongo ki nga āwangawanga o whakapumautia noho i roto i o koutou hapori

Ka waiho tō tūranga tino wero rite he kaikorero mo tauhou i roto i te mau melo iti maioha o koutou ake hapori. Te riroraa i te kaitaunaki pai te tikanga whakarongo ki te faatura ki te wehi me te manukanuka o kore pōwhiri-mema o te hapori. Ki te tonoa koe o ratou āwangawanga rite tomu'a fehi'á pipiri ranei, e kore koe e riro ngakau me hinengaro.

Engari, whakaae e te huri mea, a kitea i roto i te mea o ratou hiahia e. Remind them that refugees, and many other immigrants too, come because they are trying to get away from terror and conflict, e kore e kawea ai ki a ratou, me e whai wāhi te iwi, me te hanga ratou ite mai ko te ārai pai. E hoki whakamaumahara o tupuna manene āwhina ki etahi rōpū.

Ka taea hoki e koe te ngā i te ngā pai e kawea manene ki a ratou. Find common ground by identifying similar values that newcomers have with non-welcoming community members – work ethic and resilience, sosaieti karakia me te tuku iho, uara whānau - ka hanga i tou tautoko a tawhio noa e. Ka kitea e koe i reira he nui o nga mea e etahi rōpū manene i roto i te noa ki te Ameliká atu momo, ko wai paha tauhou noa no te mea e kore ratou e matau ratou.

4) Buy a shirt and wear a message of welcome to newcomers

You can wear a message of welcome when you are out and about in your city. USAHello sells shirts with the message “Nau mai. Ko to koutou kāinga tenei, rawa” in eight different languages. Proceeds support our work. Hokona te hāte i teie nei.

5) Work with your city and county officials to declare your community a welcoming city

Amerika pōwhiri Ko te kaupapa motu e akiaki ana nga pa, me nga pa ki hei wahi atu urutomo.

6) Teach children about refugees and other newcomers both at school and at home

Whakaako tamariki e pā ana ki rerenga taea e te wero, engari ko te mea nui ki te mahi ano hoki. Here are some ideas to help you talk to your children about refugees.

7) Hire newcomers and learn inclusive employment practices

Research shows refugees and other newcomers are very valuable parts of the workforce. Hire ratou! We are adding newcomer-friendly employers to our database. Email us kia taea e matou te tāpiri i koe. Na, whakaaro huarahi ki te whakatairanga i te ako reo Ingarihi i runga i te mahi. Your company can give employees time during their work week to earn their GED® diplomas using our free GED® akoranga faaineineraa.

Ki te mea e rapu ana koutou mo te tautoko atu i runga i te āhua o ki te utu me te mahi ki te kaimahi e he hūfanga manene ranei, Ka taea e kitea e koe atu rauemi me te tautoko hangarau i to tatou mau hoa i Painga Higher.

8) Plan or attend an event for World Refugee Day or Welcoming Week

Day Refugee World (20 Pipiri) Kei te ki te ra whakanui i te kaha me te resilience o rerenga huri noa te ao. He maha hapori puta noa i te ngā ope United States i roto i te marama o Pipiri. Welcoming Week is celebrated each September. Visit our friends at WeAreAllAmerica.org ki te kitea te kaupapa i roto i to koutou hapori.

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