Workshop: Refugee Awareness for Inclusive Communities

Event Details

Join the Centre for Race and Culture on September 27, 2018, for a full-day workshop focused on providing accurate and comprehensive information about refugees to host communities.

This free educational 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.

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 inclusive and equitable practices for refugee individuals and families

The workshop will be held at the Library Room of the Edmonton Intercultural Centre. Registration is open to anyone interested in this topic, but space is limited, so register early and don’t miss this great opportunity.

8:45 – Coffee and tea available
9:00 – Workshop starts
12:00 -12:45 (approximate time) – Lunch will be provided.
1:00 – Workshop resumes
4:00 – Workshop ends

* To gain the full benefits of the program please arrive on time and stay for the full duration of the workshops.

Address: Edmonton Intercultural Centre (9538-107 Avenue)
Room: Library Room (Lower Level)

* Please buzz at North Doors from parking lot or South Girls’ Entrance. If you have any difficulties getting in, please call 780.423.1973.

Parking: Visitor parking north of the building or street parking. Please DO NOT park in reserved stalls.

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