Unaccompanied Children & Youth

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As a record-breaking number of children have crossed the border alone into the U.S. from Central American countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, U.S. officials, detention center staff, attorneys, case workers, children's advocates, and school personnel continue to work to meet these children's unique needs.

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Upcoming webinar: Supporting Unaccompanied Immigrant Students

Date: May 26 at 7pm ET

Join Laura Gardner, Founder of Immigrant Connections, for a webinar about how to best welcome and support new unaccompanied youth in our schools.

In this webinar, Laura will:

  • discuss who unaccompanied immigrant youth are
  • share a few strategies to get you started in planning for their arrival.

This webinar is appropriate for teachers, school counselors, school social workers, psychologists, parent liaisons, school/district administrators...anyone who is invested in the success of our students!