Check out: "August 22, 2022 Immigration Weekly"

Posted on Friday September 16, 2022

Check out: "August 22, 2022 Immigration Weekly"  for the latest events, information and resources related to COVID-19 and immigration in Waterloo Region. Find out about:

Immigration Partnership News
1. Apply Now: Two Funding Opportunities for Immigrant and Refugee Initiatives in Waterloo Region
2. Waterloo Region Celebrates Welcoming Week 2022 in September!
3. Linguistic Diversity Continues to Grow in Waterloo Region
4. This Fall: "Welcoming and Inclusive Workplaces: How to Recruit and Retain Talent." A Webinar for Employers
5. join #RacialEquityWR Campaign

Community Partner Highlights
6. Immigrant Services and Interpretation Open
7. Register Now for Community Collaborative Events Series

Afghan and Other Refugee Integration Updates
8. Supporting Afghan and Other Refugee Resettlement in Waterloo Region
9. In Solidarity with Ukraine

Information and Resources
10. Employability & Leadership Training for Newcomers
11. Self-Employment for Newcomers
12. RISE Fund- Applications Now Open
13. Applications Now Open for Upstream Fund
14. WRCF’s Racial equity Fund

Getting ready to Go back to School in September
15. Newcomer Orientation Week
16. Settlement Workers in Schools
17. Welcome Centre for Newcomers

Events and Webinars
18. City of Waterloo Summer Events
19. Startup Business Basics, Aug 23, 10-11am EDT
20. Accepting Identity & Finding Connection for 2SLGBTQ+ Newcomers, Aug 31, 6pm
21. Walk this Way: March of 1,000 Umbrellas, Sept 15, 11am
22. Newcomers' Trip to Crow Shield Lodge, Sept 22, 9am-2pm

COVID 19 Coverage and other News
23. 2 funding opportunities announced for immigrant and refugee initiatives in Waterloo Region Waterloo Chronicle, Aug 17, 2022
24. Cambridge faith-based and cultural organizations can apply for $10,000 grant for anti-hate measures Cambridge Times, Aug 19, 2022
25. Waterloo Region public health encourages COVID-19 vaccination of children before return to school Cambridge Times, Aug 19, 2022
25. Ukrainian flag to be raised outside Kitchener City Hall CityNews Everywhere, Aug 19, 2022
26. Speaking German falling in popularity in the region CityNews Everywhere, Aug 18, 2022
26. Empowering Black youth: Waterloo Region non-profit seeks to address lack of inclusivity and sense of belonging Waterloo Chronicle, Aug 17, 2022
27. Students face surging rental market ahead of fall return to classes CityNews Everywhere, Aug 16, 2022
27. Local organization 'seeing spikes in volunteer interest' CityNews Everywhere, Aug 16, 2022
28. Canada continues to improve the socio-economic integration of migrants and refugees in Latin America Government of Canada, Aug 16, 2022


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