SettlementAtWork:Newsletter/2010-06-02

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Settlement AtWork Highlights - June 2, 2010


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NEW FRENCH-LANGUAGE WEBSITE FOR ONTARIO'S FRANCOPHONE SETTLEMENT SECTOR: ENSEMBLE POUR L'ETABLISSEMENT

Ensemble pour l'établissement aims to support professionals in the settlement sector by providing information and resources focused on professional development, capacity building, promising practices and information-sharing.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009569

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FEATURED JOB POSTING

Executive Director
Skills for Change requires an Executive Director. - Deadline: June 22, 2010.
http://www.theconstellation.ca/settlement.org/job_details.shtml?x=226626


For all current job listings, please visit:
http://www.theconstellation.ca/settlement.org/jobs.shtml

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REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

Updated!  CIC CFP: Ontario Region 2011-2012: For Initiatives that Support the Settlement of Newcomers 
More questions about the CFP?  Find a new questions and answers document and a summary of important points from the CFP information sessions. You can continue to email your questions about this CFP until June 9, 2010 to infoCFP2011@cic.gc.ca.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_library_detail.asp?passed_lang=EN&doc_id=1005008

RFP: Francophone Consultant - Building Capacity for Equity in Health Promotion 
Health Nexus and the Health Equity Council are seeking a Francophone consultant to develop and implement French language elements of the project, Building Capacity for Equity in Health Promotion. Deadline: June 7, 2010 at 4 p.m.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_library_detail.asp?passed_lang=EN&doc_id=1005042


For a complete listing of current RFPs, visit:
http://atwork.settlement.org/ATWORK/rfp.asp

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NEWS - HEADLINES AND NEW RESOURCES

Community-Based Research (CBR) Workshop Materials Available Online
The Wellesley Institute has posted its popular community-based research and capacity-building workshop materials online for public use.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009582

'A Little Bird Told Me' - Top Twitter Accounts 
Do you follow twitter accounts for news and information on immigration or settlement? This "top ten" series lists twitter accounts with high quality tweets on immigration, multiculturalism, citizenship and more. From immigrantchildren.ca.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009564

Website for Newcomers to Peterborough
This new website is for newcomers to Peterborough. It has information about living, working, learning and doing business in this region. It also has information about the Peterborough area, and local government and community services.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009567

Resources in Many Languages – Reproductive Health, Pregnancy and More
These brochures have information in many languages about pregnancy, childbirth, child development, reproductive health and more. You can also order a poster to show clients what information and languages are available. From Best Start.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009554


Get all your news at:
http://atwork.settlement.org/ATWORK/news.asp

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RESEARCH

Policy Papers Examine the Province's Role in Settlement Services, COIA
These two policy papers: 1) examine the role of provinces/regions in settlement services in other countries; 2) argue that Ontario should pursue greater control over settlement, and that devolution could improve services for newcomers. Date: May 2010.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009581

Diagnosis for Equity: An Initial Analysis of South Asian Health Inequities in Ontario [PDF]
This report discusses the disproportionately poor health outcomes of South Asian communities compared to non-racialized Ontarians and other groups. It makes recommendations for action to address these health inequities. Author: CASSA. Date: May 2010.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009580


To search our full list of trusted research sites, visit:
http://atwork.settlement.org/atwork/research/searchresults.asp