Refugee inclusion

Getting All Set For Month 13

Month 13 is a significant stage in the sponsorship experience. 

After all, it entails that the refugee will no longer receive financial support from his sponsor. 

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you prepare for that transitional period. 

The following topics will be covered: 

  • When should sponsor start preparing for Month 13 

Sourcing Talent From Within refugee Populations

Investing in refugee talent can be quite rewarding for  employers. 

The Jumpstart Refugee Talent is organizing a panel of discussion on an innovative pilot project that connects employers with refugee talent. 

The panelists will share their experience participating in this project.

Participants will be able to learn more about the movement that builds a global refugee talent pipeline for companies and communities across Canada. 

Intersectionality In Refugee Policy & Advocacy

Earlier in 2019, the Citizens For Public Justice (CPJ) launched their report The Most Vulnerable which explored how different stakeholders can apply an intersectional approach to their different areas of policy making and advocacy efforts. 

Following this report, the CPJ is organizing a panel of discussion. 

The panelists will discuss best practices, and give recommendations on how to improve intersectionality within movements that aim to uphold the rights of refugees. 

Pre-arrival Session For Private Sponsors

Once the refugee you sponsored arrives in canada, there are certain responsibilities that you need to comply with.

To prepare you for what lays ahead, the Office For refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing an information session. 

This session is for private sponsors who received the Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT).

Date: Wednesday, 31st of July, 2018

Time: 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM

For Sama: Documentary On The Civil War In Syria

To mark the seven years of JAYU, the non-profit organization is doing a presentation of the award winning documentary For Sama

For Sama highlights the female experience of the war in Syria, it is a love letter from a young mother to her daughter. 

The documentary recounts the story of Waad Al-Kateab’s life through the five years of uprising in Aleppo, Syria. 

Urban refugees In The Humanitarian System

Lessons Learned Simulations And Training is organizing a two days course on urban refugees. 

Participants will explore the social, political, and economic dynamics which arise from the interplay between stakeholders in humanitarian crises. 

The course aims to be the bridge between academic theory, critical “red teaming” approaches, and humanitarian practice. 

Once this course is completed, participants will be able to: 

PSR: Getting Ready For Month 13

Month 13 is a milestone in the private sponsorship of refugees.

After all, it entails that the sponsored refugee will no longer rely on his private sponsor for financial support.

To help private sponsors get ready for what looms ahead, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following topics will be covered:

  • When should sponsors prepare for Month 13

  • The Month 13 checklist and needs assessment

World Refugee Day Brunch

To mark the World Refugee Day, AURA is organizing a World Refugee Day Brunch.

The objective is to commemorate the strength and courage of refugees around the world.

This will be an opportunity for participants to meet refugee sponsors, listen to live music, and have brunch.

Dr. Brian Goldman (CBC’s White Coat, Black Art) will be the key speaker of the night.

He will share his insights on the fundamental pillar of refugee sponsorship: empathy.

PSR: Assisting In Settlement And Integration

When sponsoring refugees, private sponsors do not only commit to providing financial support, they also have a duty to help the  refugee settle and integrate.

To help private sponsors brace themselves for what lays ahead once the refugee sets foot in Canada, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following themes will be addressed:

  • A recap of sponsors’ settlement and financial responsibilities under the private sponsorship program