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Creating more welcoming spaces for newcomers with Yasir Naqvi: LIP Speaker Series (webinar recording)

By: Marco Campana
November 25, 2021

In this May 2021 during the Local Immigration Partnership - Lanark & Renfrew Speaker Series event, former Ontario Attorney General and leader at Institute for Canadian Citizenship, Yasir Naqvi spoke on how rural communities can address systemic/historical racism to create more welcoming spaces for newcomers.

Being a welcoming community means focusing on creating connections between newcomers and established community members. This can help in eliminating barriers to social and economic integration and addressing racism and discrimination.

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