Infographics

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Information + Graphic = Infographic

Infographic (Noun)

A visual representation of information or data

that is quick to interpret and easy to share.

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How to Use an Infographic

You can use an infographic just about anywhere! Here are some ideas to get you started… Add it on your website. Post it on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts. Add it to your training materials and presentations. Include it in your newsletter. Frame it and hang it in your office and reception area. Use them as educational decoration at community outreach or fund raising events. The possibilities are nearly endless!


2 Rules of Use

1. You can’t alter the images.

Except for resizing. You can do that! 

2. You can’t charge for them. 

You can’t charge for the use or access of these infographics (i.e. you can’t sell them or anything they’re in or on).  If you want to use them in something that is going to be sold, you’ll need to get written permission from Charlotte Awake first. (Contact us

 

Resettlement in the United States

 

Description

An overview of resettlement in the United States.

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) Resettled refugees are a threat to US citizens because they are connected to terrorist cells.

(2) They carry communicable diseases that are a health threat to Americans.

(3) They are here illegally.

(4) They are a significant drain on our social systems and get a “free ride” to a comfortable life in the U.S.

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!  

Description

Exploring some of the differences between refugees and other immigrants.

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) Resettled refugees are here illegally.

(2) They are not authorized to work in the United States.

(3) They only left their home country because they wanted better jobs.

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!

 

Description

A brief overview of the process from “refugee” to “citizen”

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) Resettled refugees don’t want to speak English.

(2) They don’t want to integrate into “American” society.

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!

 

Refugee Stories

Description

Meet Nuam Pi and her family, refugees from Burma who were forced to flee because of religious persecution.

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) All refugees go to refugee camps.

(2) Refugee families always flee together.

(3) Refugees are lazy.

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!

 

 

Description

Meet Ram Lal Phuyel and his family who were forced out of their home because of ethnic persecution.

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) It’s a quick path to resettlement.

(2) Refugees leave home by choice (not out of fear).

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!

 

 

Description

Meet Mulugeta, a human rights activist who was forced to flee his country because of his political views.

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) All refugees are uneducated.

(2) They have no previous work experience.

(3) They have nothing to teach us.

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!

 

 

Resettlement in North Carolina

Description

An overview of refugee resettlement in North Carolina.

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) There aren’t refugees in North Carolina.

(2) They don’t pay taxes.

(3) They are a drain on the local economy.

(4) They are helpless.

(5) They are uninvolved in the community.

(6) They make communities worse.

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!

 

 

Description

Economic benefits of immigration in NC.

 

Targeted Misconceptions

(1) Resettled refugees are “takers” but not “givers”.

(2) They are helpless.

(3) They are uninvolved in the community.

(4) They make communities worse.

This infographic was made possible by grant from The Linking Community Project. Thank you!