The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.
In this special edition of Home is Here we take a closer look at the reality faced by refugee and non-status children and youth when it comes to accessing the education system in Canada.
The epsiode includes a conversation with doctor Tyler Correia, from the FCJ Refugee Centre Uprooted Youth program, which is focused on post-secondary education, and the testimony of a mother, who will tell us about her experience in the schooling of her children.
As part of the Stay Awake Campaign, Shadi Shahkhalili, Anti-Human Trafficking – Migrant Case at FCJ Refugee Centre, talks about our Anti-Human Trafficking Program, which includes three main projects: the Migrant Workers Mobile Program, the Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance, and the Youth Alliance Against Human Trafficking.
If you need support related to human trafficking and migrant workers, you can contact us through WhatsAppp: 647 971 2153.
We re excited to introduce to you a new program called Uprooted Junior Arts! As part of the FCJ Uprooted Series, the FCJ Youth Team is inviting you to a safe space for newcomer youth and children. Everyone between the age of 6-12 is invited to come together and create arts.
As a part of our Community Hour activities, on July 21st we’ll have a Yin Yoga class, hosted by Dalal Abdul-Razzaq. Yin Yoga is a restorative and slow practice to release tension and connect to the body through mindful movement. Participants will need to bring a yoga mat, water and have access to a quiet room.
The Recognition of Emotions workshop is back on July 14th! Participants would need to have a white sheet of paper and several colors: purple, orange, green, yellow, blue, red… Hosted by Patricia Pabón Trujillo.
What is an elevator pitch? Why is important? How can I learn to attract attention to my project, my ideas, or myself? Find out by joining our next Community Hour workshop on July 7th, hosted by Samantha Martínez.