FCJ Refugee Centre

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 ā€“ 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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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 This program in possible thanks to the
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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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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 governmentā€™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 Governmentā€™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 survivorā€™s access to services, is encouraging
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Street Party: June 25

As part of our 25 anniversary FCJ Refugee Centre will hold the Diverse Residents, One Community, Street party on June 25 FROM 11:00 AM to 4:00 pm The Street Party is a family event where you can find activities for children, games, food, music, live performances, piƱatas, etc. It is a great way to start
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A Community Garden for Refugee Women

Many of you may have heard of the community garden project started in the backyard of one of our very own shelters last year.We areĀ  pleased to announce that there is great interest in carrying this project forward into 2016, but we need your help. We are starting a campaign to raise the money to
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Job opportunity at FCJ Refugee Centre. This is a Job Posting through Toronto Employment and Social Services, Investing in Neighbourhoods Initiative for recipients of Ontario Work Deadline to submit your application: Friday April 15, 2016 Migrant Support Worker Start date: May 2nd, 2016 Salary and Hours: $15.50/hr, 25 hours a week for one year (52
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Community Roundtable to Improve Access to Education for Newcomer Youth

With a particular focus on youth here with some form of precarious immigration status, this is the first of two roundtables to address the inequitable experiences of newcomer youth in Ontario High Schools. This discussion will build on the Uprooted Education Project – a year-long participatory research project undertaken by members of the FCJ Youth
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