Refugee Youth

Learn about refugee youth through the following COR Center resources:

Refugee Families and Youth videos: A New Day: Refugee Families in the United States and Be Who You Are: Refugee Youth in the United States are designed to assist refugees and service providers in learning about adjustment of refugee families and refugee youth to their new lives in the United States. A New Day is 24 minutes, and focuses upon refugee families. Be Who You Are is 9 minutes, comprised of clips from A New Day; its focus is on refugee youth. Topics include family adjustment, discipline, school life, home life, and learning English. The videos are available for online viewing in English, Farsi, Nepali, and Somali.

On Their Way: An Orientation Curriculum for Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URMs) is a 313-page resource to assist with provision of orientation to URMs and to refugee youth in general. Materials include topic overviews, activity plans, necessary materials, suggested variations, links to additional resources, and so forth. Designed for use by overseas orientation providers, this resource is also easily adapted for use by those who deliver orientation in the United States.

Story of Me: An Orientation Workbook for Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URMs) is a 36-page workbook, which participants complete during and after CO, based on variations of activities in On Their Way: An Orientation Curriculum for Unaccompanied Refugee Minors. As with On Their Way, the materials are applicable for URM and general youth orientation.

Webinar - Orientation for Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URMs): This webinar discusses the overseas and domestic orientation of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URMs) regarding resettlement in the United States, the URM program, and foster care. 

Group-specific videos: In addition, youth issues are discussed in the COR Center's population-specific videos, available online.
Bhutanese Refugees in the United States
Refugees from Burma in the United States
Darfuri Refugees in the United States