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Refugee Awareness for Enhanced Service Delivery
Date: 6/21/2018 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Coca-Cola Centre
Grande Prairie , Alberta

Refugee Awareness for Enhanced Service Delivery is a project by the Centre for Race and Culture to provide accurate and comprehensive information about refugees to host communities. This workshop will support individuals and organizations in understanding the pre-migration experiences of refugees, offer practical tools for working with refugee families, and provide ideas for creating welcoming and inclusive environments that ensure sustainable and successful resettlement of refugees in Alberta.

Refugee Awareness Training

Event Details 

SESSION 1

Date: June 21, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Location: Meeting Room A, Coca-Cola Centre

SESSION 2

Date: June 22, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Location: Rotary Community Room, Grande Prairie Public Library

All sessions are free to attend but registration is required.

Please register here.

What to Expect

The key learning objectives of the workshop are to:

  • Learn about refugee pathways and the global and historical contexts to the most recent resettlement efforts
  • Describe barriers and opportunities when working with refugee individuals and families
  • Practice using reflective and analytical tools to build their inclusive and equitable practices for refugee individuals and families
  • Plan for modifications to policies or service-delivery practices to create more inclusive environments

About the Centre for Race and Culture 

The Edmonton Centre for Race and Culture is dedicated to addressing racism and encouraging intercultural understanding. It focuses on workplace development, community building, research and education. 

Contact

For more information please contact csd@cityofgp.com or 780-538-0380.

Register here