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March 2021: News & Updates

Humanizing Our Differences Series & Workshops
The Panel Series
The panel series in collaboration with FauxPop emphasizes Huron County’s goal of being a welcoming, enriched community. The first few segments and episodes are currently available for viewing on the Immigration Partnership webpage. The third and fourth segments, Conversations about Privilege and Conversations about Equity will be on the site later this month. Don’t miss out, and view the rest of the series here!
Hurontel: A Special Live Presentation
For a limited time only! Tune into the four-part series with engaging conversation about appreciating differences and being a welcoming community to newcomers in Canada. Join the conversation live! On March 11th, 18th, and 25th, tune in at 7:30 pm on Hay, HuronTel Channel One, and the stream at
The Workshop Series
Following the series, we have several workshops being offered to the community by leading experts. Registration details are found on the Immigration Partnership webpage. All the registration links for the workshops can be found on the Immigration Partnership webpage.

The remaining workshops available are listed below:
Understanding Cultural and Racialized Communities:
March 17th, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Led by Leroy Hibbert, explore the dynamics of culture, racism and cultural misunderstandings that shape the way we see the world.
Register on Eventbrite here.
How to be an Ally:
March 26th 9:30 am - 11:00 am or March 31st 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

Facilitated by Andrea Moffatt, this workshop helps people understand strategies to better amplify the voices of people experiencing oppression and how to be a true agent of change.
Register for the March 26th session on Eventbrite here.
Register for the March 31st session on Eventbrite here.
Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions:
April 8th 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

Led by Dharshi Lacey for the second time, the workshop defines unconscious bias and micro aggressions, the negative impacts, and how it’s manifested in day to day interactions.
Register on Eventbrite here.
Immploy's Employer Webinar
Immigration Partnership’s community partner Immploy is hosting the Working with International Students: What You Need to Know webinar. This free virtual presentation calls all employers across Southwestern Ontario interested in hiring international students and recent graduates. Engage with a panel of incredible speakers from across the region to explore the benefits of hiring and retaining international students. Don’t miss out and join the webinar on March 12th, 10:30 AM to hear from subject matter experts and ask questions. Register now:
Measuring Experiences of Discrimination Survey

Throughout March, Forum Research Inc. will administer a survey to measure and better understand the experiences and effects of discrimination at the local level. The survey was developed by researchers at Western University and will be administered in many regions across Southwestern Ontario. Randomly selected individuals in both Huron and Perth region will be contacted by Forum Research via a confidential phone call. The survey is anonymous and voluntary; willing participants will receive a secure online link to the survey in a follow up email or text. If you receive a call from Forum Research, please participate! For more information, please visit:  

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Economic Development
Immigration Partnership

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