An online resource for newcomer parents and youth!

We created this portal to ensure that you have easy access to resources that empower you and ensure your long-term integration.


“Never forget to be yourself! Take things that might improve you and the ones around you, and don’t forget the family values and experiences that helped shape you who are. You will be fine and come out stronger.” – Dipesh

“Don’t be scared to take a leadership role and help others because you will become well rounded and you make friends on that journey.” -Paw

“When you respect your elders, you maintain the connection between the generations.” -Jarsso

“I grew up in one Oromo culture, but here my kids know other students who are Japanese, Hispanic, Nigerian. All of this is best for kids.” -Jarsso

“We dream for our children that they would attend college and receive more education than we did.”  -Tou and Mee

“Values that I appreciate in the U.S. are doing things for yourself, going to school, and becoming a productive person.”

“I hope that my children do not get influenced by peer pressure.”  -Aline

“My hopes for the future are that my daughter becomes a professional and that we remain together as a family.” -Caridad and Arturo


Audio Versions Now Available!

You asked, we listened! BRYCS parenting handbooks are now available in audio format!

Raising Children in a New Country: An Illustrated Handbook
Audio available in English & Somali 

Raising Teens in a New Country: A Guide for the Whole Family
Audio available in EnglishArabic & Spanish

Raising Young Children in a New Country: Supporting Early Learning and Healthy Development
Audio available in English & Nepali

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BRYCS Clearinghouse has thousands of additional resources on a variety of topics in your native language!

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