Panel Discussion on Immigrant Children and Families
This panel discussion highlights two unique research projects and one local initiative on immigrant children and families. Monica Valencia will present the findings of her participatory research with a group of Latin American immigrant children in Toronto. Focusing on the growing phenomenon of education migration, Eunjung Lee and Marjorie Johnstone will take up the case of South Korean transnational families mobilizing for their children’s education in Canada. Aamna Ashraf will discuss some of the ways Peel Newcomer Strategy Group is working with the settlement sector, local government, and community stakeholders in order for newcomer families to succeed once they arrive in Peel.
Monica Valencia, M.A., Immigration and Settlement Studies, Ryerson University (Prsentation – Valencia)
Eunjung Lee, Ph.D., and Marjorie Johnstone, Ph.D. Candidate, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto (Presentation – Lee and Johnstone)
Aamna Ashraf, M.Ed., Peel Newcomer Strategy Group (Presentation – Ashraf)
Rupaleem Bhuyan, Ph.D., Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
This event is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served.
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