Building your Island family

Notes & Ideas

  • Events for networking

  • West Prince Community Navigator ( example)

  • There is Goodwill and willingness to help- to create connections informally -so we do have logistical issues.

  • Communities of Interest/hobbies.

  • Connections that way (ie: tech, arts, film, beer, wine)

  • Example: 2 degrees of Portland

  • Adopt an immigrant and Welcome Wagon for immigrants

  • You're getting too involved can spare only a little time #AskAnImmigrant

Questions

Formalized programs - concerns about liability and safety

Actions

  • Clear doable ask- list of examples for people to do- advertise time of the year.

  • Connection to awareness campaign

  • Tips on how to include International bake sale mixture of one-on-one and social settings to vary the experience and meet needs.

Take Aways

  • Clear asks to help the community know how to create connections that expand social networks

  • Marketing and education to help spread this not a formal program but more Grassroots.