Identities effect on inclusion in the community. How are identities affect applications in a point based immigration system.
Barriers with identity related to immigration.
Students with different identities have difficulties.
The feeling of needing to hide ie: religious practices.
Challenges based on everyday things ie: gym class.
Legal challenges ie: being LGBT & a newcomer
New ways of parenting as families travel. Schools respect newcomers. Challenge is an inner mentality within the student. Ex: out of cultural norms.
Support system for LGBTQ + newcomer youth.
Peers Alliance. School counselors. PEI ANC counselors
Family is reluctant to talk about sexual orientation.
Sex education class are not popular.
Barriers to employment in newcomers based on identity, but from everyone.
Challenge of coming out. Who to partner with?
Getting info oats to people who might need it. Where to turn for support.
PEI ANC: Gender-specific classes. Teaching families Canadian norms / values. Works with people individually
Media raising awareness about sex /LGBTQ+. Workshops from PEI ANC Peers Alliance.
Supporting LGBTQ+ newcomer Youth and their families education program.
Creating support systems.
Orientation day how to encourage newcomers to be more open to conversation about sexual orientation and health.