FCJ Refugee Centre

Calling on Federal and Provincial governments to fully fund Legal Aid Ontario’s immigration and refugee services

Open Letter from the Coalition of Service Providers for Refugee Claimants in Southern Ontario calling on Federal and Provincial governments to fully fund Legal Aid Ontario’s immigration and refugee services The Coalition of Service Providers for Refugee Claimants in Southern Ontario calls on the Federal and Provincial governments to immediately increase funding to Legal Aid
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FCJ Refugee Centre Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter is ready. You can find information about: Pathways for precarious status youth to pursue university degrees A Youth Experience at York University A Call for Legal Aid Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) to ensure that serious cuts are not made to immigration and refugee law services Newcomer Youth Recreation Forum: The engagement toolkit
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Great volunteer opportunities at FCJ Refugee Centre!

FCJ Refugee Centre strives to meet the diverse needs of uprooted people in communities across Ontario. FCJ Refugee Centre attempts to address the problems of poverty and lack of resources, isolation, and discrimination through community-based programs, which promote self-help, personal growth, community economic development and social justice. Some of the areas we need volunteer support:
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Loly Rico Announced as the 2017 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Recipient

For Immediate Release Loly Rico Announced as the 2017 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Recipient Award ceremony to take place during the Annual Tribute fundraising event Toronto, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 – The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is proud to announce Loly Rico as the 2017 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award recipient. Loly is the
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ALL WOMEN COUNT PROGRAM

FCJ Refugee Centre invites you to a series of workshops for women that will focus on topics/information that you can apply in your daily life. YOU CAN PARTICIPATE: 1) AS A MENTOR SHARING YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS OR 2) YOU CAN JUST COME AND LEARN ON INTERESTING TOPICS   Calendar of workshops This program in
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Calendar 2017 Ready Tour and RAD info-session

This is the calendar from January to June on the upcoming sessions of Hearing Preparation and Refugee Appeal Session. Both sessions are free and take place in the afternoon time at the IRB location. If you have clients who would like to participate in this sessions they just have to contact Carolina Teves: cteves@fcjrefugeecentre.org Front
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SEEDS OF HOPE: Stories written by FCJ Youth and allies

SEEDS OF HOPE “Creating a future in the shadows” Stories written by FCJ Youth and allies A window onto experiences that are so rarely shared, highlighting voices that are too often silenced. GET YOUR BOOK FOR ONLY $20.OO  (+$3:00 shipping) The proceeds will go towards scholarships for youth.  If you want to receive it by
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INFORMATIVE SESSIONS FOR NEW CLIENTS

Labour trafficking and internationally trafficked persons are particularly vulnerable

Provincial efforts should be equally focused on labour trafficking and internationally trafficked persons who are particularly vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. Members of the Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network are embracing the Ontario government’s efforts to fight human trafficking by investing up to $72 million in an anti-human trafficking strategy aimed at increasing awareness and
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Human Trafficking strategy

International Victims of Human Trafficking are more unlikely to contact authorities and look for support FCJ Refugee Centre is commending Ontario Government’s efforts to end human trafficking in the Province. The announced investment of a $72 million budget in an anti-human trafficking strategy which includes raising public-awareness and improving survivor’s access to services, is encouraging
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