UC Resource Center

Unaccompanied Children Resource Center

Centro de Recursos para Niños Inmigrantes

Febrero es el mes de la historia Afroamericana

Desde 1976, los Estados Unidos ha dedicado el mes de febrero para reconocer las enormes contribuciones de los afroamericanos, combatir el racismo, aprender y celebrar la herencia y la cultura afroamericana. Según el Pew Research Center, alrededor de 24% de hispanos estadounidenses se identifican como afrolatinos. Mire este vídeo con su familia para saber más sobre Afroamericanos destacados y el impacto positivo que han tenido en la sociedad. ¿Quiere saber más? Visite la página web de AARP dedicada a la Historia de los Afroamericanos, que tiene vídeos y artículos sobre afroamericanos importantes, incluyendo: los activistas del movimiento por los derechos civiles, veteranos, atletas, artistas, músicos y más.

February is Black History Month

Beginning in 1976, the United States has dedicated the month of February to recognize the enormous contributions of African Americans while combatting racism, learning, and celebrating black heritage and culture. Celebrate as you read about Afro-Latinos who excel in their fields and watch this music video that spotlights extraordinary African Americans throughout history. You can learn about the unique barriers African Americans face regarding mental health care and discover beneficial Black Mental Health Resources on NAMI’s webpage. For more information on Black History, visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture’s website where you will find a searchable museum, videos, stories, and other valuable resources that provide guidance on how to talk about race, understand bias, and be anti-racist.

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ABOUT US / SOBRE NOSOTROS

The Unaccompanied Children Resource Center (UCRC) is an online hub that provides information and resources to unaccompanied children, their families, and the providers who serve them. We provide educational content to equip unaccompanied children and their families with the knowledge they need to thrive in their new communities. The UC Resource Center also seeks to build the capacity of communities to better meet the needs of unaccompanied children through outreach, education, training, and live and self-paced e-learning opportunities.

The UC Resource Center is a project of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI). To learn more about USCRI and its programs, visit refugees.org.

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El Centro de Recursos para Niños Inmigrantes (UCRC) que provee información y recursos para niños inmigrantes, sus familias, y las organizaciones proporcionándoles servicios. Ofrecemos información educativa para preparar a los niños inmigrantes y sus familias con el conocimiento necesario para prosperar en sus nuevas comunidades. UCRC también busca desarrollar la capacidad de las comunidades para poder servir mejor a los niños inmigrantes.

El UCRC es un proyecto manejado por El Comité Estadounidense para Refugiados e Inmigrantes (USCRI). Para aprender más sobre USCRI y sus programas, visite refugees.org.

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USCRI’s Rinconcito del Sol, “a little corner of sunshine,” located in Florida, is a shelter for unaccompanied girls between the ages of 13-17. This is a place where children can recover, get stronger, and become more prepared for the journey that lies ahead for them.
USCRI completes home study assessments and provides follow-up case management services to unaccompanied children and their sponsors. Case managers connect families with educational, legal, medical, mental health, and other community resources that families may need.
Livelihoods provides training and employment opportunities to youth who have been repatriated from the United States back to El Salvador, giving them the tools to reintegrate in the community and re-establish their lives.
USCRI administers the Trafficking Victim Assistance Program (TVAP) for the US Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), contracting with a network of over 200 providers across the US and US territories who provide direct services to survivors of trafficking.

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The latest updates to the UC Resource Center!