Knowledge Mobilization for Settlement

Articles, webinar recordings, thoughts, research summaries, and good ideas in settlement and inclusion.
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Most Recent Blog Posts

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AI in Digital Equity: Time for a Community Conversation (webinar recording)
Posted on: February 23, 2024
This National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) January 2024 webinar provided an opportunity for those interested and working on digital inclusion to learn more about and have a conversation about AI and digital inclusion.
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Integrating AI into your work providing employment services and support (webinar recording)
Posted on: February 22, 2024
In these 2023 Future Skills Centre’s Community of Practice webinars Danny Mirza, Lead Career Consultant at Coventry University, UK, showcased how artificial intelligence (AI) tools (with a focus on ChatGPT) can be used to automate tasks and improve client engagement and career readiness.
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Useful resource: A.I. Checklist for charity leaders
Posted on: February 22, 2024
From UK digital transformation consultancy Zoe Amar Digital (so much great stuff always coming out of the UK for nonprofits and charities), this checklist ensures that you create a shared understanding of AI in your organization's leadership, make the right decisions about AI, and have processes to review your progress.
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Most Recent Publications

South Asian man and woman sitting together looking at smartphone, with text overlaid on image that reads The Digital Leisure Divide and the Forcibly Displaced - Part 1: Desk Research (2022)
The Digital Leisure Divide and the Forcibly Displaced - Part 1: Desk Research (2022)
Posted on: November 7, 2023
In this report authors document the evidence on digital leisure in the forced displacement context, highlighting issues unique to it. They outline the main uses and potential benefits of digital leisure in refugee contexts.
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Hands holding a smartphone with smiling woman on screen, with text overlaid on image that reads The Digital Leisure Divide and the Forcibly Displaced - Part 2: Field Research (2023)
The Digital Leisure Divide and the Forcibly Displaced - Part 2: Field Research (2023)
Posted on: November 7, 2023
In this report authors document the evidence on digital leisure in the forced displacement context, highlighting issues unique to that context. This report is a continuation of the desk review, and provides evidence from fieldwork carried out in two refugee shelters in the city of Boa Vista, Brazil – Rondon III and September 13 – at the end of 2021. The report focuses on the main uses and potential benefits of digital leisure in refugee contexts.
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Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice (2017)
Posted on: November 7, 2023
Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice was issued to address the intersections of professional social work practice and technology. While a U.S. document, it is very applicable to the Canadian context, including the work Immigrant and Refugee-serving organizations do.
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Most Recent Good Ideas in Settlement & Inclusion

Shared Digital Guides - nonprofits share how they use digital tools to run their services and operations
Practitioners:
Posted on: November 7, 2023
Shared Digital Guides is a Catalyst initiative, contributed by CAST in the UK. Organizations share guides to how they use digital tools to run their services and operations. Even better, you can to copy, replicate, and learn from what they've done.
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Serving international students almost seamlessly in a sector that's typically told not to
Practitioners:
Posted on: August 1, 2023
International Student Connect provides International Students with an authoritative information source along with connections in their community where they can get needed help and support. That alone makes it useful. But it is its first steps towards seamless information delivery in our sector that makes it very promising.
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Evaluating your hybrid services, there's a toolkit for that
Posted on: May 29, 2023
The YMCA of the National Capital Region’s project, Wired: Evaluating Settlement Online (WESO), is a research-based program that addresses the challenges/barriers that service providers and newcomer clients face in delivering/using remote and hybrid services. The project is uncovering evidence-based practices that Settlement Service Provider Organizations (SPOs) find promising in delivering remote/hybrid services and engaging clients, creating a toolkit/framework and resources for SPOs to evaluate the effectiveness of your service delivery and adapt your models accordingly to improve services, and creating a network of knowledge and promising practice sharing.
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