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BRIDGES 2018 Collaboration Forum

Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership

Thursday, 22 February 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

BRIDGES 2018 Collaboration Forum

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BRIDGES 2018 is a city-wide Collaboration and Partnership Forum that brings together service provider representatives from across the City of Toronto and from multiple sectors to discuss, share experiences and learn about collaboration and partnership building. 

This year’s Forum focuses on emerging trends in agency collaboration and partnerships. In addition to learning, the Forum will offer opportunities for participants to share and discuss their own ideas for collective action with other forum attendees.

BRIDGES 2018 is being organized by the Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership (TEQ LIP) in collaboration with all Toronto Quadrant LIPs, the Toronto Newcomer Office, Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services, and TDSB Newcomer Services, with funding support from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Government of Ontario. 

BRIDGES 2018 is a free event.


Forum Agenda

9:30am–9:40am Opening and Welcome

9:40am9:45am Message from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

9:45am10:05am Keynote Address

10:05am–11:05am Panel: Trends and developments in agency partnerships and collaboration

 

11:05am–11:20am   Break and transition to workshops

 

11:20am-12:35pm Concurrent Workshops

            Workshop 1: Using technology to support partnerships and collaboration

            Workshop 2: Non-profit – private sector partnerships

            Workshop 3: Partnerships and collaborations - tools and resources for                                                      organizational readiness and capacity building

            Workshop 4: Assessing effectiveness and impact of collaborative initiatives

 

12:35pm–1:30pm   Lunch and networking

 

1:30pm–2:45pm Concurrent Workshops

           Workshop 1: Types of partnerships: tools to build effective long                                                                   and short-term collaborations

           Workshop 2: Building partnerships between the settlement and indigenous community

           Workshop 3: Using technology to support partnerships and collaboration (repeat)

           Workshop 4: Working through challenges in collaborations

 

2:45pm–3:00pm   Afternoon break 

 

3:00pm–4:00pm   Collaboration Action Sessions

4:00pm–4:20pm   Closing Address

4:20pm–4:30pm   Forum wrap up & evaluation

 

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Limited financial assistance in the form of a staff replacement stipend is available to support participation of representatives of small, grassroots and ethnocultural organizations in the Forum. If you would like more information and to apply, please download the application form at: Application Form - Staff Replacement Stipend BRIDGES 2018.

 

* To help ensure a broad representation of different organizations from across the City of Toronto at the Forum, registration is limited to two representatives per organization, on a first come first serve basis. Additional representatives will be placed on a waitlist and registered if space becomes available.

 

For more details, please contact: Irmi Hutfless, Project Manager, Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership at 416-757-7010 or ihutfless@cathcrosscultural.org.

Have questions about BRIDGES 2018 Collaboration Forum ? Contact Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership

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Centennial College Event Centre
937 Progress Ave
Scarborough, ON M1G 3T8
Canada

Thursday, 22 February 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)


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Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership

The BRIDGES 2018 Collaboration Forum is organized by the Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership in partnership with Toronto North LIP, Toronto South LIP, Toronto West LIP, the City of Toronto Newcomer Office, Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services, and TDSB Newcomer Services. 

 

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