Social work with immigrants
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
The first task assigned to the Committee on Research and Investigation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is to study the needs of immigrant women and how the YWCA of the U.S.A. can meet those needs. The main project of the committee is the teaching of English to immigrants. The committee discusses the implementation of classes, methods of instruction and the challenges and success of the project.
YWCA of the USA's work with immigrant women and their families include offering classes, services, and community relations. Early work centered in international institutes, branches of local associations focused on meeting the needs of the immigrant community. Photographs include images of services and programs, members, buildings, and women demonstrating traditional dress from their home countries.
International Institute studies including, "Study of a place and future of International Institutes", "Study on the status of International Institutes", and additional local studies. Studies provide descriptions of goals and outcomes, make recommendations for the future of international institutes in the YWCA, analyze survey results, and include survey questions distributed. Local studies are arranged alphabetically by state and city.