COUNTRIES: United States
DURATION: 02/01/2023 - 01/31/2026 (projected)
FUNDER: U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
CONTACT[email protected]

Campus Engagement with Refugees: Why and How? – September 18, 2024

Following an interagency letter to U.S. college and university presidents from the Secretaries of State and Education, SHERR invites you to join this webinar which will provide an overview of benefits to campuses of engagement with refugee resettlement, and types of engagement pathways available to institutions. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how involvement with refugees advances the mission of higher education institutions while providing urgent support and opportunities for refugees – both students and non-students. Register now.

Teaching English to Adult Refugees Certificate ProgramApril 2024

This interactive webinar was co-hosted by World Learning and SIT TESOL Center and SHERR and featured the upcoming Teaching English to Adult Refugees Certificate Program. For an overview of the program and to access free language teaching resources shared during the presentation, please click here.

Higher Education Institutions & Opportunities to Promote Refugee Integration – March 2024

This webinar was hosted by SHERR consortium partner, Presidents Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration. It highlighted opportunities for colleges and universities to promote refugee integration through programs and grants offered through the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Current grantees of the Refugee Career Pathways program shared about their experience. Additional resources can be found here.

Higher Education and Refugee Resettlement – Opportunities for Action through SHERR”– February 2024

This webinar was presented jointly with the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC). SHERR panelists gave an overview of the current and aspirational engagement of U.S. colleges and universities in resettlement based on a 2023 needs assessment and shared the project’s resources and engagement pathways. Additional resources: presentation slides

SHERR CoPAs and Resource Hub Launch – January 2024

This informative webinar was hosted by World Learning and served as the kick-off event for the SHERR Communities of Practice and Action, as well as the launch event for the Refugee Resource Hub. Slides from the Kick-Off Event for all four CoPAs are available here.

Campus Engagement in Refugee Resettlement: Perspectives from the SHERR Program – October 2023

This webinar was presented jointly by the U.S. Department of State’s IDEAS (Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students) and SHERR (Supporting Higher Education in Refugee Resettlement) Program. World Learning is the proud implementing partner of the U.S. Department of State for both IDEAS and SHERR. Additional resources shared during this webinar: key elements of resettlement landscape for higher education