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Canadian Council for Refugees Spring Consultation June 1-3  2017, Edmonton

Nurturing Diversity and Inclusion: Reflecting on the past to inspire the future

With views from all Canadian provinces and with participants in fields as diverse as mental health services and the law, this conference offers opportunities for professional development, networking and strategy.

Join us to explore questions affecting refugee protection and newcomer settlement at the CCR Spring Consultation on the theme of Nurturing Diversity and Inclusion: Reflecting on the past to inspire the future. All are welcome to participate!

Workshop topics include:

  • Islamophobia and xenophobia
  • Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement
  • Sanctuary cities
  • Environmental displacement
  • Services to refugee claimants… and many more

Click here for more details.

Regional Forum on Migrant Worker Issues, June 4 2017 in Edmonton (co-organized by AAISA)

Join the CCR and Migrante Alberta for a skill-sharing and strategy session for migrant workers and people advocating for the rights of migrant workers. Staff from member agencies are invited to bring clients. Registration is $25 but is waived for migrant workers.

Date:  Sunday, June 4, 2017

Time:  9 am to 4 pm

Location: Parkdale Cromdale Community League, 11335 85 St NW Edmonton, AB T5B 4S1

You should attend this meeting if you are:

  • a migrant worker in Canada
  • a front-line worker in settlement or other support service delivery
  • an advocate for migrant justice and human rights
  • involved in the movement for worker rights

Click here for more details.

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