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Online Course: Solidarity Between Immigrant, Refugee and Indigenous Peoples: A Focus on Gender-Based Violence

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OCASI Initiative to End Gender-Based Violence invites you to the upcoming online course: Solidarity between Immigrant, Refugee & Indigenous Peoples: A Focus on GBV

This 5-module course, geared to settlement workers, shares the history, present-day experiences, and information on gender-based violence relevant to the Original People of this land to build solidarity among Indigenous and migrant people.

Learning Objectives:

  • Acquire knowledge of the history and current-day experiences of the Indigenous Peoples of Canada
  • Gain an understanding of the structural roots and nature of gender-based violence in relationship to Indigenous and two-spirited peoples
  • Recognize commonalities and differences of experiences of GBV of Indigenous and racialized migrants in Canada.
  • Develop skills to promote solidarity between migrant and Indigenous Peoples in the context of providing settlement services

*The course is offered over 6 weeks to allow participants enough time to complete and receive the certificate. This is a self-directed online training, meaning you can go at your own pace and complete the modules whenever possible. Participants will receive access to the course on September 12th at 9:00 AM, and the course will close on October 24th at 5:00 PM.

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