2016 Migrant and Refugee Leadership Academy Resource Library

Participants in the Migrant and Refugee Leadership Academy in Washington Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

About Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

LIRS Overview
Refugee Services Overview
Migrant Services Overview
Children’s Services Overview

Refugee Rights & Statistics

What Are Refugee Rights Under International Law?
The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugee and its 1967 Protocol – UNHCR
Refugee Act of 1980,” by Edward M. Kennedy, Spring 1981
Refugee Admission Figures: 1975-2016 – Worldwide Refugee Admissions Processing System (WRAPS)
Refugee Arrivals by State: October 2015-April 2016 – Worldwide Refugee Admissions Processing System (WRAPS)

Community Organizing Resources

Social Media Toolkit
Why Stories Matter, by Marshall Ganz
RCUSA 2016 Advocacy Toolkit
We Belong Here Toolkit – Hartford Public Library
Five Myths of Leadership & Six Ingredients of Leadership – adapted from Warren Bennis
10 Steps to A Successful Campaign – Socialbrite
Guide to Facilitating Productive Conference Calls
Guide to Running Effective Meetings

Presentations

Community Building Workshops
Taking the Academy Back to Your Community