Resources

Podcast – Data Quality in Case Management
September 30, 2016

On this episode of the META Podcast, we discuss data quality in case management programs for resettled refugees. Hear common challenges and tips for improvement from Abigail Clarke-Sayer and Prospero Herrera of the IRC as well as Jennifer Malloy of the Washington State Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance. Subscribe to the META podcast feed […] Read more...

Podcast – Monitoring & Evaluation for Economic Empowerment Programs
July 20, 2016

On this first episode of the META Podcast, we hear from experts in economic empowerment programs for refugees. Kate Nelson from Jannus and Kasra Movahedi and Jon Vosper from IRC share tips for improving M&E in economic programs. For future episodes, be sure to subscribe to the META podcast feed by searching “META Monitoring” on iTunes, or by finding us on […] Read more...

Podcast – Two Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Data Collection in Refugee Programs
May 8, 2017

On this episode of the META Podcast, we learn two new ways mobile data collection can support programs for refugees in the U.S. Hear from Rachel Factor of Refugee Services of Texas about Refugee Mobile, a project that gives clients smartphone technology and collects data through text message. Abigail Clarke-Sayer of the IRC also shares […] Read more...

Podcast – A Path to Food Security & Nutrition for Refugees & Immigrants in the U.S: Building an Evidence Base
July 27, 2017

What do we know and not know about how to improve food security and nutrition for refugees and immigrants in the U.S? On this episode of the META podcast, we explore this question with Rachel Dannefer, Director of Research & Evaluation for the Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Centers of the NYC Health Department, and Eugenia […] Read more...

Podcast – Financial Capability for Refugees: Promising Practices for Upward Economic Mobility
September 15, 2017

What are the early financial experiences of New Americans? What promising practices may help accelerate their path to economic integration in the U.S.? For this podcast, META was joined by Kasra Movahedi of the International Rescue Committee to discuss a recent IRC study on financial capability programs, drawing on data from more than 2,400 refugee […] Read more...