S11: Immigrants and Refugees - Cultural Competency
The unprecedented arrival in 2018 of over 55,020 refugee claimants in Canada included 2,310 who came to BC, with a forecast of almost 3,000 for 2019. Providing housing and support for refugee claimants requires creativity, responsiveness, resources and neighbourliness. Join us for this engaging session and learn about support for refugee claimants, how to help position BC as a leader in welcoming asylum seekers, and about the creative work already being done through housing providers partnering with specialized supports.
11/17/2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM