Lakes Region Refugee Advocacy Initiative
To improve health outcomes and access to health care and social services for recent immigrants/refugees with limited English proficiency (LEP) in Laconia by creating sustainable systems to 1) coordinate community resources 2) further integration of refugees within the greater community, 3) recruit and train volunteer advocates to assist with refugee community needs (transportation, medical, and social liaisons) and 4) develop greater cultural competency among volunteers, medical providers and others.
Amount Awarded: $52,168
Award Date: 8/1/2011
Time Frame: 10/1/2011 - 6/30/2012