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Community Workshop – Cultures of Participation: Exploring the Integration of French-Speaking Immigrants through Social Engagement in Various Francophone Community Sites

June 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

In this community presentation, the University of Ottawa’s Diversity and Equity Research Group(DERG),in collaboration with the Vanier Community Service Centre, will share the results of a recent study examining the social participation of Ottawa’s French-speaking immigrants in various Francophone community sites. This includes a focus on the motivation, experiences and benefits of participation in these sites, as well as the enablers and barriers to social engagement and the forms of social capital that can result from it. This presentation will be an opportunity to share and discuss the recommendations in the study’s final report. This presentation is open to the public and will be of particular interest to anyone identifying as Francophone and/or as an immigrant, as well as to front-line workers, representatives of community organizations and community leaders. The study was funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).


June 19, 2018
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Diversity and Equity Research Group, University of Ottawa
613-562-5800, ext. 1046


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Luisa Veronis


Vanier Community Service Centre
270 Marier Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1L 5P8 Canada
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For more information about Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW) visit the WOW 2018 web page.