Forum on Migrant Worker Issues

When
Date: 
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Time: 
8:30am - 4:30pm
Where
The Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Dr
Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4
Canada

This full-day meeting will offer an opportunity for migrant workers to gather together with other participants (including advocates for migrant justice, front-line workers involved in settlement or other service delivery, and those involved in human rights or labour organizing) and share information and strategies on providing support to and advocating for the rights of migrant workers. 

The meeting takes place on June 2nd, directly after the CCR Spring Consultation, May 30 - June 1 2019, in Victoria.

*Click here to register

                 

About the meeting:

The objectives of the meeting are to:

  • Create a space for sharing and learning among migrant workers, grassroots support groups, social service providers and migrant rights advocates
  • Share strategies and solutions for case work with migrant workers
  • Provide an opportunity for networking among migrant workers and individuals and groups working on issues related to migrant workers
  • Discuss policy advocacy and common campaign strategies

Should I attend?

You should attend this meeting if you are:

  • a migrant worker in Canada
  • an advocate for migrant justice and human rights
  • a front-line worker in settlement or other support service delivery
  • involved in the movement for worker’s rights

Please note that this forum is not appropriate for recruiters or immigration consultants who work with migrant workers on a for-profit basis, or for employers.

Billets in Vancouver

We are looking for billeting opportunities for people who are unable to find affordable accommodation while attending the Migrant workers Forum. If you are interested in providing a billeting opportunity for a a participant or if you are looking for a billet, please contact Dennis Juarez at djuarez@mosaicbc.org or by phone: 1-778-591-9334 ext. 152

For more information:

Contact: Sandra Gasana (sgasana@ccrweb.ca)

Learn more about the CCR's work on migrant worker issues: ccrweb.ca/en/migrant-workers

Hosted by:

This meeting is co-hosted by the Canadian Council for Refugees and MOSAIC.

Host (organizer of event): 
Canadian Council for Refugees
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