Knowledge Mobilization for Settlement

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Creating your online and social media strategy to reach Newcomers
Posted on: February 6, 2023
In June 2022 I presented at a workshop for the CERC Virtual Bridge project. The session focused on Content Creation and Strategy Building. My presentation was about Building Your Online and Social Media Strategy.
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Building a tech-enabled community of practice
Posted on: February 5, 2023
I was going through upcoming conference agendas, curious about what tech, hybrid, innovation-related sessions there might be. If you're curious too, I've compiled a list with descriptions and presenters from the Metropolis and AAISA conferences, and P2P's post-conference webinar series.
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You need to start making videos for your clients
Posted on: February 1, 2023
The time to make videos is now. You can and should be making videos providing quick and useful information and tips for your clients. It's never been easier to do it and post them online.
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Most Recent Publications

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Informing and involving newcomers online: users' perspectives of Settlement.org (2005)
Posted on: February 5, 2023
This research explores newcomers' experiences in using information and communication technologies (ICTs) for settlement purposes. In particular, it focuses on their uses of Settlement.Org, a website that provides information and resources about settling in Ontario.
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Positive enough? A content analysis of settlement service organizations’ inclusivity of LGBTQ immigrants (2018)
Posted on: February 3, 2023
This report provides an analysis of the inclusion of LGBTQ immigrants in 34 settlement organizations in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador, and on the delivery of services by nine settlement organizations that self-described as LGBTQ-positive spaces.
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Settlement programming through the media (2007)
Posted on: February 3, 2023
This report examines the settlement-related content in different types of mainstream and ethnic media in Ontario to identify gaps in the current delivery of settlement media content.
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Most Recent Good Ideas in Settlement & Inclusion

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Arrival Advisor - a national Settlement app
Practitioners:
Posted on: February 4, 2023
The Arrival Advisor app, created by PeaceGeeks, provides information and services Newcomers need to settle, such as finding a job, learning English, connecting with local community, and more.
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Principles for Conducting Research in the Jane Finch Community
Posted on: September 24, 2022
The principles in this document are intended to be used as a guide to support and strengthen research relationships between academic institutions, researchers, students, community members, residents and organizations in the Jane Finch community.
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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Data Playbook
Posted on: July 4, 2022
Six years in development, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Solferino Academy has launched the Data Playbook v1, "a social learning toolkit to help people along the data journey. There are 10 modules and 120 brief exercises, games, scenarios, slides, and checklists to help teams improve their data skills. We embedded data protection and responsible data use across all the contents."
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