How to Assist Refugee Communities


Today (June 20) the State Department will announce a partnership with online education platform Coursera that allows refugees around the world to take thousands of online courses for free. “Coursera for Refugees” will work like this: Nonprofit groups that support refugees in any country, as well as individual refugees, can apply for fully funded access to Coursera’s course catalog—meaning they’ll be able to take all of the platform’s classes and also skip the costs of obtaining professional certificates from them. The platform currently offers professor-led lectures on a broad range of topics, from data science to fashion design.

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