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Cultural Information about Immigrants and Internationals for Providers of Services

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Organizations that support providers of immigrant and internationals services

Cultural Orientation Resource (COR) Center 
Provides important orientation resources for refugee newcomers and service providers throughout the United States and overseas. It provides information about the U.S. Refugee Resettlement program, lesson plans, and background sheets on various refugee groups.

Global Pittsburgh 
Provides information about various international communities in Pittsburgh, an events calendar and information about hiring internationals.

Pennsylvania Refugee Resettlement Program 
Helps refugees and their families obtain employment, economic self-sufficiency and social integration within the shortest possible time after their arrival in Pennsylvania.  The website provides recent statistics about the ethnic groups that are being resettled in Allegheny County and other regions and counties in Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (PMAHCC) 
Provides regional business opportunities which allow economic growth, while simultaneously advocating, promoting and facilitating the success of Hispanic entrepreneurs and professionals.

Pittsburgh Muslim Family Support Center 
Provides support to the Muslim community in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. The website also has great information and links to various resources and information. 

Information about the cultures of recent newcomers to Allegheny County

Bhutanese 
Resources related to the Bhutanese people compiled by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)

Burmese (Karen ethnic group)
Resources related to the Burmese Karen people compiled by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)

Burundian 
Resources related to the Burundian people compiled by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)

Iraqi 
Resources related to the Iraqi people compiled by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)

Liberian 
Resources related to the Liberian people compiled by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)

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Resources related to the Somali-Bantu people compiled by the Center for Applied Linguistics.

Cultural Handouts Compiled by the Cultural Competency Committee

Word Document Icon Bhutanese
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Word Document Icon Burmesekaren
Word Document Icon Burundians
Word Document Icon Iraqis
Word Document Icon Latinos
Word Document Icon Meskhetianturks
Word Document Icon Muslims
Word Document Icon Russians
Word Document Icon Somali
Word Document Icon West Africa

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