Sign-up for our 2024 Workshops and Lunch & Learns!

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Jennifer Kett

This year we have some terrific upcoming learning and resource sharing opportunities, all at no-cost and designed to support you, the sponsors. Take a look at what we have planned and stay tuned to our social feeds, MailChimp messages and website to learn more and register.

Workshops: All our workshops are two-hour sessions that run from 10am-noon and offer both formal training and an opportunity to connect with fellow sponsors in virtual breakout rooms.

Saturday, February 24, 2024
Effective Settlement of LGBTQ newcomers: Understand how address the unique needs of these newcomers, open up important conversations and provide the best possible support

Saturday, May 11, 2024
Empowering Newcomers: What does it take?: Learn about the issues and barriers newcomers face, how to create independence, support community involvement and other helpful tools & techniques

Saturday, September 21, 2024
Understanding Education Needs & Challenges: Learn about cultural challenges, solutions to common problems, how to help with professional licensing and processing foreign education documents

Saturday, November 9, 2024
Government Support for Newcomers: Understand how to identify and access relevant tax credits, health programs and applications to social assistance

Lunch & Learns: These sessions run from 12 noon-1PM and offer a resource person and moderator to help sponsors share their considerable knowledge from work and lived experience and get to the heart of challenges, with practical solutions and best practices.

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
The Benefits of Engaging Youth in Community: Learn how to support young newcomers from how to build skills and networks, improve social-emotional well-being, to the importance of community engagement

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Building Trust: Understand why trust is so important in settlement practice, how to effectively and consistent build that trust and how to respond to any situation that may arise

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Managing Expectations: Why and How? how to acknowledge the positive and understand limitations

Wednesday, October 25, 2024
Resolving Conflict: Open communication: Learn to communicate clearly, listen actively and look for solutions that benefit everyone and create a win/win situation

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