Monthly Archive - May 2017

The Culturally Competent City

2017-05-04

Uzma Shakir: “Cultural competency can mean being nice to people while maintaining the status quo of inequality or it can mean empowering marginalized people to take control over their own destiny.”

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Kick-Starting Employer Action

2017-05-04

Toronto’s Syrian Refugee Jobs Agenda includes a guide for employers on how to help newcomers succeed in the workplace.

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In Calgary, ‘welcoming’ immigrants is no longer enough

2017-05-04

Jeny Mathews-Thusoo, City of Calgary: “Having the awkward conversation about race and racism” is important.

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Do You Speak Translate?

2017-05-04

Kate Longpre, ICA: It’s bigger than machine translation. Google’s We Speak Translate is a symbol that our city is a safe, accepting, welcoming place for newcomers.

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Is It Time to Rescue Brand “Australia”?

2017-05-04

Aleem Ali, Welcoming Cities: “It’s time to rescue brand Australia [and make] a renewed commitment to an inclusive, multicultural Australia.”

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Montreal: Let’s Build Inclusive Cities

2017-05-04

Cities of Migration co-hosted a workshop on “Inclusive City Building” with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation at the 19th National Metropolis in Montreal, March 2017.

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