Through this section of the Toolkit, you can explore many resources that strengthen the capacity of the settlement agencies in Alberta, the communities they serve, and those that serve as potential partners and collaborators beyond the settlement sector.
Innovative Practices and Stories of Impact
Learn about the innovative practices and stories of impact from across the settlement sector in Alberta. Find out how agencies are overcoming the pressing issues that the newcomers are facing when looking for employment, education opportunities, language programs, and various community supports.
Newcomer Seniors: Recognizing Potential
Seniors have always played an integral role in family structure and household income. They are a valuable sector of our population, however, often fall in between the cracks of society; particularly newcomer seniors, facing intersectional barriers to settle successfully in Canada.
Public Awareness on Immigration, Settlement, and Integration
Learn how your agency can raise public awareness on settlement and integration at the organizational level, as well as at a broader community level. The organization level of this section examines how an organization can build public awareness and a stronger public relations presence through the mobilization of social media, increased external communication, and better media relations. On a community level, this section of the toolkit provides resources that seek to build stronger social narratives and discourse surrounding newcomers and their value and contributions to society.
Relationship Building with Various Levels of Government
Collaborative engagement or partnerships with other not-for-profit sectors, as well as strengthening government relations, is a proactive and critical approach that is to the benefit of any not-for-profit organization. Explore many resources that offer frameworks and strategies to develop relationships with the government and to foster cross-sector partnerships.