How to welcome newcomers to the USA

How can I welcome refugees, prisťahovalcov, and other newcomers to the USA? Tu sú 8 ways to welcome newcomers into your community.

1) Learn how to pronounce newcomers’ názvy

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

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

Kompletný našich zadarmo on-line vzdelávací program naučiť sa efektívne dobrovoľník s utečencami. When you are done, search ourFindHellodatabase for a local organization to support in your town.

3) Be prepared to listen to the concerns of established residents in your communities

Vaše najnáročnejšie úlohu ako obhajca pre nováčikov bude menej príjemné členmi svojej vlastnej komunite. Byť dobrého advokáta znamená počúvanie vzhľadom na obavy a starosti-privítanie členov komunity. Ak ste odmietol ich obavy ako predsudkom alebo sebectvo, nebudete vyhrať srdca a mysle.

Namiesto toho, acknowledge that things are changing, a zistiť, aké sú ich želanie. Remind them that refugees, and many other immigrants too, come because they are trying to get away from terror and conflict, nie so sebou prinášajú, a ktoré zapojenie ľudí a aby sa cítili vítaní je najlepšou prevenciou. Pripomenutia prisťahovalcov predkovia sú tiež užitočné sa niektoré skupiny.

You can also highlight the positives that immigrants bring with them. Find common ground by identifying similar values that newcomers have with non-welcoming community members – work ethic and resilience, náboženské a tradičnej spoločnosti, Rodinné hodnoty – a stavať vaše advokácie okolo toho. Nájdete, existuje veľa vecí, ktoré niektoré skupiny utečencov majú spoločné viac konzervatívny Američania, kto môže neznášať nováčikovia jednoducho pretože nechápu ich.

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 “vitaj. Je to váš domov, príliš” in eight different languages. Proceeds support our work. Kúpiť tričko.

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

Uvítací Amerika je národné hnutie, ktoré podporuje mestá a obce, aby sa stal viac inclusive miesta.

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

Teaching children about refugees can be a challenge but is also an important thing to do. Tu sú niektoré 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. Najímajú! We are adding newcomer-friendly employers to our database. Email us Takže môžeme pridať. Potom, consider ways to promote English language learning on the job. Your company can give employees time during their work week to earn their GED®® diplomas using our free GED®® prípravný kurz.

If you are looking for additional support on how to hire and work with employees who are refugees or immigrants, you can find more resources and technical support from our friends at Výhodu vyššej.

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

Svetový deň utečencov (June 20th) is a day to celebrate the strength and resilience of refugees around the globe. Many communities across the United States host events during the month of June. Welcoming Week is celebrated each September. Visit our friends at WeAreAllAmerica.org Nájdite podujatie vo vašej komunite.

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