Mini Symposia Presentations

Date

May 2014

Document Type

Presentation

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As part of the mini-symposium entitled "Utilizing Community Voices to Translate Research into Communities: Results from Three Pilot Studies Conducted by Academic and Community Partnerships," this presentation discusses a study that focuses on understanding the barriers refugees face when obtaining critical support services, benefits and housing. The aim is to improve individual and systemic level advocacy and training strategies designed to reduce the barriers impeding access to public benefits and housing for Worcester’s growing and diverse refugee population.

Keywords

refugees, community-engaged research

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Presented at the 2014 UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat, held on May 20, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass.

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May 20th, 2:30 PM

Understanding and Addressing the Legal Needs of Refugees

As part of the mini-symposium entitled "Utilizing Community Voices to Translate Research into Communities: Results from Three Pilot Studies Conducted by Academic and Community Partnerships," this presentation discusses a study that focuses on understanding the barriers refugees face when obtaining critical support services, benefits and housing. The aim is to improve individual and systemic level advocacy and training strategies designed to reduce the barriers impeding access to public benefits and housing for Worcester’s growing and diverse refugee population.