Culture & Ethnicity

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  • Cultural Transition Facilitation (1)
    PH-1450

    Cultural Transition Facilitation

    PH-1450

    Programs that help arriving refugees, immigrants and repatriated persons settle and make an adjustment to the traditions, values and lifestyles of their adopted country.
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Social Clubs (1)
    PS-8000.2500

    Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Social Clubs

    PS-8000.2500

    Organizations that provide an opportunity for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender individuals, intersexed individuals (people born with reproductive organs and/or genitalia that are ambiguous or atypical), cross-dressers and/or individuals who are questioning their gender or sexual orientation to meet and socialize through dances, parties, picnics, barbecues, pride events and other companionable activities. Some clubs may also offer lecture series which address topics of interest to the membership; provide opportunities for involvement in charitable fundraising and other similar activities; or be specifically configured for GLBT individuals with other characteristics e.g., gender questioning youth; Jewish lesbians, Catholic gays or people representative of a particular cultural heritage.
  • Immigrant Labor Certification Filing Assistance (1)
    FT-3600.3200

    Immigrant Labor Certification Filing Assistance

    FT-3600.3200

    Programs that assist in filing applications by employers who wish to sponsor a foreign worker and need certification from the Department of Labor which states that there are no U.S. workers who are qualified and willing to take the job and, additionally, that the foreign worker's employment will not adversely affect the wages or working conditions of U.S. workers. Obtaining labor certification is generally the first step an employer must take to obtain an employment-based visa for a potential employee.
  • Immigrant Visa Application Filing Assistance (1)
    FT-3600.3300

    Immigrant Visa Application Filing Assistance

    FT-3600.3300

    Programs that assist in filing petitions by aliens who are seeking admission to the United States with the intention of residing in the U.S. on a permanent basis. In most cases, a relative or prospective employer files the immigrant visa application on behalf of the individual. Certain applicants such as investors, workers with extraordinary ability and certain special immigrants may petition on their own behalf. Petitioners apply for a specific immigrant classification for the beneficiary, e.g., priority worker, spouse of a lawful permanent resident and, when the petition has been approved, wait until a visa number becomes available.
  • Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs (1)
    ND-6500.3300

    Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs

    ND-6500.3300

    Programs that provide comprehensive support services for immigrants and refugees who need assistance to prepare for, find and retain paid employment. Services may include vocational assessment, job search assistance, professional mentoring programs and other levels of initial and ongoing support. The emphasis is on preparing individuals for the expectations of employment in a new country and in particular, to obtain recognition for professional experience secured in another country and to obtain initial work experience in their new country.
  • Multicultural Education (1)
    HH-5500

    Multicultural Education

    HH-5500

    Programs that foster understanding, acceptance, empathy, and constructive and harmonious relations among people of diverse cultures. Multicultural education encourages learners of all ages to view different cultures as a source of learning and enrichment, promoting cultural understanding and cultural accommodations. The outcome of multicultural education should be an increased knowledge about other cultures, pride in a student's own heritage, an appreciation of other ways of life, and improved cross-cultural social and communication skills.
  • Refugee Resettlement Services (2)
    PH-1450.7000

    Refugee Resettlement Services

    PH-1450.7000

    Government-appointed nonprofit organizations, frequently associated with the faith community, that provide resettlement services through a network of local affiliates for refugee populations designated by the U.S. Department of State. These organizations take the lead in helping newly arrived refugees or refugee families make an adjustment to their new home and community. Services provided by local affiliates may include reception for arriving refugees; provision of a "welcome kit" of immediate necessities; periodic visits with the family during the early days of their transition; collection and provision of household goods; cultural orientation and ESL classes; and assistance in locating housing and employment, using public transportation and identifying other needed services.
 
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