Volunteer Resources

Understanding PAIR, Rice PAIR, and the Refugee Experience

Understanding PAIR and Rice PAIR:

Understanding the refugee experience:
  • Overview of the refugee resettlement process in the United States
  • Path of Refugee¬†& how PAIR fills the gaps
  • Background on the countries our refugee students come from (language, history, humanitarian situation, adjustment to life in the US, and other important points to remember)
  • A powerpoint made by a Bhutanese refugee girl, documenting her family’s travels from Bhutan to Nepal to the US in her own words
  • Refugee resettlement story, in his own words
  • General resources if you want to learn more about refugees

Resources for Working with Refugees & Developing a Mentorship

Working with refugee students:

General resources:

Templates for reading activities:

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