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 ALAS I: Welcoming LGBTQ Youth Toolkit is Available for Download
 

UnidosUS Wraps Up Pride Month with a Toolkit for Welcoming LGBTQ Youth. At UnidosUS, we believe that LGBTQ youth are capable, resilient, and an asset to their communities, and this toolkit was developed to ensure that Affiliates and other youth-serving organizations have the resources to effectively welcome all young people,” says Maria Moser, Senior Director of Teaching and Learning. “ALAS I: Welcoming LGBTQ Youth is an important step in creating inclusive programs, spaces, and schools, and we look forward to sharing these resources with our Affiliates and partners.” Read more about it here!

 

  

 

 
 Workforce Development
 

Join Us at the Workforce Development Forum This November in Los Angeles 

Register today to the UnidosUS’s 2019 Workforce Development Forum: Latinos @ Work: Developing Talent for Today and Tomorrow. This two-day conference will bring together business, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and training providers to network and learn from each other

Where: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA

When: November 19-20, 2019

At the Forum, you will:

  •  Get inspired by our keynote speakers who will include program graduates, distinguished community leaders, and more
  • Learn best practices to take your work to the next level through professional development seminars led by nationally recognized subject matter experts
  • Engage in thoughtful discussions through our dynamic and interactive workshops
  • Forge connections with leaders from across the country through our signature networking events
  • Keep up to date with trends impacting the Latino and immigrant workforce 

 

Register here!

 
 Policy and Advocacy
Are You Interested in Providing Immigration Legal Services? Free Trainings Available
 

If you have new staff or volunteers who are interested in becoming accredited representatives, they can enroll at no cost in the Comprehensive Overview of Immigration Law (COIL) online course offered by CLINIC. As an UnidosUS Affiliate, you have free access to an intensive six-week e-learning course that provides immigration law advocates and new practitioners with an overview of core immigration law concepts and the practice skills necessary to be an effective advocate. This course is a great way to quickly learn the fundamentals of immigration law necessary to be an effective practitioner and establish the training background to support an application for the non-attorney immigration law credential called Department of Justice Recognition and Accreditation. 

Who: Staff or volunteers of UnidosUS Affiliates interested in providing immigration legal services? This course is appropriate for the aspiring or new practitioner who is prepared to make the time commitment required to fully participate in this course and complete its requirements.

What: This course has an accelerated pace, including two 90-minute webinars each week, as well as self-directed learning activities to support each course unit. Overall, a course participant should expect to spend between eight and ten hours each week to attend or listen to recordings of the weekly webinars and complete the corresponding course activities.  The course consists of live webinars and a set of self-directed activities, which include readings, exercises and a quiz. The webinars will be recorded, allowing students the flexibility to work the course into their busy schedules.

When: The course opens on September 16th and runs through October 31, 2019.  The webinars are 90 minutes each. Schedule and course outline is available via this link!

In order to register, you will need to create an account by visiting cliniclegal.org/userYou will have free access to the course by using the following codeUnidosTraining2019

Report Released - The Future of Banking: Overcoming Barriers to Financial Inclusion for Communities of Color
 

UnidosUS and PolicyLink have released a joint research report, The Future of Banking: Overcoming Barriers to Financial Inclusion for Communities of Color. Focus groups were instrumental, in addition to focus groups with UnidosUS Affiliates, we also held them with National Urban League chapters and National CAPACD affiliates in Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Diego. Interviews were conducted with policy experts, regulators and representatives from the financial services sector.  

UnidosUS Blog: The Financial System Isn't Working for Latinos

 Progress Report: Resources for Navigating Your Public Schools

Students across the nation have been preparing to get back to school. In the current climate full of fear and division many families may be feeling unsure about whether they below. In this issue of the Progress Report powered by UnidosUS – educators, parents, and students can find many know-your-rights resources in the form of factsheets, webinars, and web links to our wide coalition of partner organizations. Read all about the resources available here!

 

 

Health

 Host a Public Lifestyle Coach Training in Your Community 

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), as part of a collaboration with UnidosUS, is offering an opportunity for UnidosUS Affiliates to serve as a host of a public AADE lifestyle coach training (English or Spanish). Organizations located in California, Illinois, Texas, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Arizona are encouraged to apply. For more information about this opportunity click here or email at DPP@aadenet.org

 Download La Tiendita Handout Today!

 La Tiendita is a culturally appealing and low literacy bilingual handout that can help individuals with pre-diabetes make better food choices when they walk into the corner store, or La Tiendita. The handout was developed by the National Center for Farmworker Health, in collaboration with American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and UnidosUS. Download English version here and Spanish here.

 

 

 

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