Strengths-Based Programming: The Example of Somali Refugee Youth
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops/Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS)
Summer 2009, 7 pages
This spotlight reflects the challenges experienced by many refugee youth as they adjust to life in the U.S. today, by focusing on the example of Somali refugees. Challenges and strengths shared by Somali youth are highlighted, together with current examples of strengths-based programs for Somali youth from across the country.