1. The State of The Hmong American Community

    The State of the Hmong American Community report is a compilation of work from scholars that analyze the current state of Hmong Americans across the United States. It is based upon 2010 Census data, the American Community Survey, and academic literature reviews. Each piece assesses trends in six issue areas,...
  2. Affordable Housing for Native Hawaiians

    Amazing things can come to those who persevere. Together, the Nanakuli Housing Corporation (NHC) and the Barrett Family, of Oahu have persevered to pursue the dream of home ownership for Native Hawaiians. Family members recently broke ground on their new home, the Kawelo Cottage, which they will help build with...
  3. Rainbow Welcome – A Field Manual for LGBT Refugee Resettlement

    Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights has released Rainbow Response: A Practical Guide to Resettling LGBT Refugees and Asylees. This publication is intended to support resettlement service providers in their efforts to tailor core services and meet the specific needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender refugees and...
  4. Community Access: Building Hopes, Homes and Futures

    Community Access was founded in 1974 as a response to the mass release of patients from New York’s psychiatric hospitals. The founders pooled their energies, monies and efforts to assist residents in obtaining housing, reconnecting with the community, finding work and rebuilding social ties. These early efforts became the prototype...