Empowering Newcomer Immigrant/Refugee

Notes & Ideas

  • Gaps in status affect access to resources, safety and health (social, language barriers and more)

  • Abuse from supervisors

  • Newcomers bringing pre-immigration challenges with them

  • Know yourself and time your time to learn about your new reality

  • Micro aggressive racism not involved in process- subtle

  • Racism, Micro-Aggression


  • Barriers for immigrant women?

  • How can we improve integration systems?


  • More systems in place at University and colleges

  • Respect vision that women have for their lives

  • Period of redefining who they are now

  • Women who are interested in trade need more information

  • Processes in place for recording claims of abuse and racism

Take Aways

Listen and ask women what they want and what is their journey?