What does an ethics of care mean for knowledge mobilization in migration contexts? (webinar recording)
In this webinar, the Refugee Research Network (RRN) explored the ways in which an ethics of care can complement dominant procedural ethics approaches to research and knowledge mobilization in migration contexts.
Understanding Social Participation Opportunities for Immigrants (webinar recording)
During this virtual session research findings from a study addressing community-based outcomes for successful integration were shared. Interviews with representatives from a range of service-providing organizations in the Lower Mainland were conducted and highlight challenges and opportunities for immigrants' social participation.
Facilitating Safer, Braver and Inclusive Virtual Spaces (webinar recording)
Have you been attending or organizing more virtual meetings since the pandemic? Are you interested in strategies to design online gatherings that can foster dialogue and change? In this webinar, you'll explore examples, tips, and ideas for how to co-create virtual spaces that are safer, braver, and more inclusive.
Is Your Technology Really Working? Best Practices for Tech Audits (webinar recording)
Get a strategy roadmap and list of key questions to guide your organization through the process of identifying areas that can be improved and managed through automation. We’re not talking about replacing anyone’s job. We’re talking about making everyone’s time more on-mission and impactful.
Measuring the Impact of Your Nonprofit
In this online workshop the presenter reviews the three areas of organizational measurement: Performance, Capacity and Impact and requirements that need to be in place to measure the impact of your organization effectively.
What Does the Future Hold for Immigration in Our Cities?
In this webinar with the Canadian Urban Institute participants discussed the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the future of immigration in Canadian cities.
The Impact of COVID on Immigrant and Racialized Communities in Montreal
This talk presents the findings of a study on the impacts of the COVID crisis on vulnerable groups within Montreal's immigrant and racialized communities.
Social Media Tools for Mobilizing Refugee Research
The current “refugee crisis” is primarily a political problem, which will require political solutions. And lately, it seems that political leaders have not paid much attention to solid, evidence-based research. Presenters argue that it is imperative that academics incorporate social media as part of their dissemination program and activities to have impact beyond specialized audiences.
AMSSA Lecture: Digital Access and Digital Literacy
Dr. Suzanne Smythe and Dr. Amea Wilbur interviewed over 25 language and settlement workers during the important time. In this interactive session from October 5, 2020 blending dialogue and questions with participants, Dr. Smythe, Dr. Wilbur and guest speaker Marcela Mancilla-Fuller presented key themes from the conversations and insights from related research among newcomer communities during COVID times.
Projects looking at the future of settlement work in Canada
The future of work is a huge topic. For the immigrant and refugee-serving sector, I thought it would be useful to pull together projects, reports, surveys, and sector-specific professional development opportunities.