This Working Group provides a forum to exchange information, network and develop policy positions on all issues related to the settlement and integration of refugees, immigrants and other migrants in Canada, including:
- provision of settlement services;
- broader social justice context related to newcomers in Canada, for example: systemic racism, racialization of poverty, employment and income security, housing and homelessness, health, mental health, family reunification, and equitable access to services and basic entitlements.
Jennifer Rajasekar is the Manager of Social Support Services at TNO-The Neighborhood Organization and is the primary point person for TNO’s Worker Support Services Program. She is the 2018 recipient of the Leading Women Building Community Award. Jennifer has many decades of diverse experience in the non-profit sector serving newcomers and refugees and grassroots organizations, leading, managing, and implementing community-based projects and programs that provide substantial benefits for communities.
I&S Key Issues
- Regularization of all status
- Mental Health
- Migrant workers
- Violence against women
- International Students
- Youth Engagement