Registration Forum April 12

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND YOUTH

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Apr 12,2014 -     Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Addressing intersectionality and igniting change

FCJ Refugee Centre is organizing a one day forum to bring together multiple stakeholders including refugee and immigrant youth, youth workers, other field professionals and allies to participate in discussions around how multiple forms of human trafficking affect both domestic and migrant youth populations.

Unfortunately, youth are under-represented in dialogues around human trafficking, and intersecting elements of their identities compound vulnerabilities for these populations. As such, the outcomes of this forum are:

1) To engage youth in the discussion of human trafficking and ensure they have a voice through any response mechanisms; and

2) To strengthen and develop networks of support for youth that are victims and/or survivors of human trafficking.

Registration fee: $10.00 Lunch and light refreshments will be provided Subsidies are available Registration payment options: -By cheque or cash: pay at the door -PayPal


Location


All Saints Community Centre
315 Dundas Street East (The southeast corner of Sherbourne & Dundas)
Toronto, M5A 2A2


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Human Trafficking and Youth Forum April 12

 Addressing intersectionality and igniting change

FCJ Refugee Centre is organizing a one day forum to bring together multiple stakeholders including refugee and immigrant youth, youth workers, other field professionals and allies to participate in discussions around how multiple forms of human trafficking affect both domestic and migrant youth populations.

Unfortunately, youth are under-represented in dialogues around human trafficking, and intersecting elements of their identities compound vulnerabilities for these populations. As such, the outcomes of this forum are:

1) To engage youth in the discussion of human trafficking and ensure they have a voice through any response mechanisms; and

2) To strengthen and develop networks of support for youth that are victims and/or survivors of human trafficking.

Registration fee: $10.00
Lunch and light refreshments will be provided
Subsidies are available
Registration payment options:
-By cheque or cash: pay at the door
-PayPal

Contact information:
Varka Kalaydzhieva: varka@fcjrefugeecentre.org  416-469-9754416-469-9754 ext.226
Destin Bujang:destin.bujang@fcjrefugeecentre.org, 416-469-9754416-469-9754  ext.228

For registration click here

Winter Newsletter 2014

The FCJ Refugee Centre Winter Newsletter is ready. You can find a lot of information about activities, new services and upcoming events on spring. Some of the topics you can find in this issue are:

  • Next events: Art Fundraising for Education March 6th, Human Trafficking and youth on April 25 and Roundtable on May 2014, etc.
  • The Youth Network have already been involved in a number of activities this new year and are excited about the upcoming events and projects in 2014.
  • Employment and Life Skills for Newly Arrived Women.
  • The Youth Employment Fund is a new program that allows FCJ Refugee Centre to connect youth with job opportunities at our centre.
  • From happiness and sadness in the same day: welcoming and saying goodbye.

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Access to Education Film

The film explores some of the barriers and impacts experienced by precarious migrant youth populations in accessing secondary and post-secondary education in Ontario.

Through the film, different youth voices talk about the problems they are facing in continue their education. According to the video, there are, just in Toronto, around 200,000 youth population without access to education. There is a huge gap that keep youth population out of the school.

The FCJ Youth Network said that the film is addressed to everyone, but particularly to counselors, guidance and decision makers in the educational field. The goal of the presentation of the screening is that this sector receive the message and start to take action to face this situation.

After the film, there was a discussion of possible future resolutions. Members of the FCJ Youth Network also talked about their frustrations after trying to get in school.

Improving services to vulnerable newcomer population

The Newcomer Settlement Program Project, NSP, have straightened our capacity to respond the multifaceted needs of vulnerable newcomer population such as non-status, included youth and women. Through this program we are able to continue providing a variety of services to vulnerable newcomers such us orientation, settlement support, workshops, counselling, and referrals to appropriate services.
One of the component of this service is the facilitation of  workshops.The trainings are for professionals working within the settlement and integration sector or for immigrant and refugee communities.

HOW TO REQUEST A TRAINING
Identify topics that your agency/community needs.
To schedule a workshop contact Carolina Teves: cteves@fcjrefugeecentre.org
Phone:    416-469 9754  ext 226

BENEFITS
Access to crucial training materials and educational resources
Improve and enhance the services that immigrants receive
Increase access to legal education on important legislative, policy, and legal issues .
Reach service providers where there is limited access to legal education and educational resources.

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS PROGRAM

Community centers,
Settlement organizations,
Employment organizations,
Uprooted people/communities,
Drop-in centers,
Ethno-specific organizations,
Shelters,
ESL schools,
Libraries,
Umbrella organizations,
Youth and women organizations,
Life skills groups, etc.

Click the flyer for more information.

WORKSHOPS ON VULNERABLE SECTORS

 

Second Roundtable on February 20

Join the members of the Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network and prominent experts to continue the dialogue on human trafficking and discuss the elements of the Toronto anti-human trafficking response model.

Objectives:

             Establish and foster relations between multi‐sector stakeholders,
             Continue to develop anti-human trafficking response model corresponding to the particularities of Toronto area

For more information contact Varka Kalaydzhieva, Anti-Human Trafficking Project Coordinator at FCJ Refugee Centre:

Phone number : 416-469-9754  ext 226
E-mail:
varka@fcjrefugeecentre.org

 

Round Table

During this holiday season we are asking for your generous support to allow us to continue the work we do

FCJ Refugee Centre wants to thank everyone for your hard work and for continuing to walk with uprooted people.

Despite the changes to Canadian Immigration and Refugee Traditions, the Centre has endeavoured to keep its doors open to uprooted populations from around the world – and in fact has possibly seen more cases than in previous years.

We are truly grateful for your support of our work in the past, and we hope you can continue to help us in different areas.

If you are not familiar with the work we do, please explore the services we provide through our website and learn about our  message below. Also we invite you to read our current newsletter: autumn 2013. You can find updated information related to our settlement services, shelter for women and kids, refugee protection, popular education, wellness, Anti-Human Trafficking Program, ELL classes, etc.

If you wish to make a donation you can do it through our link to Canadahelps or send a cheque to the FCJ Refugee Centre, 208 Oakwood Avenue, Toronto Ontario, M6E 2V4.

All the best

FCJ Refugee Centre

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