On Nov. 22, 2016 the London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership (LMLIP) and the London Cross Cultural Learner Centre (CCLC) will be hosting an information session for groups and individuals who are privately sponsoring refugees.
The Information Session will provide sponsors with: Information on services and supports available for newcomers in our community, and An opportunity to network and connect with services and other sponsors in our community
The session will be held at the BMO Centre, 295 Rectory Street. Registration and refreshments start at 12:00pm and the session will begin promptly at 1:00pm.
“We see this as a great opportunity to continue some of the terrific work ongoing in our community and one step in the journey of the development of a vibrant and welcoming community for all. As the LMLIP, we are so pleased to be able to facilitate this work by providing a forum for collaboration and sharing in support of our newcomers to the City of London”, says Dev Sainani, Co-Chair of the LMLIP.
About LMLIP The London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership is a collaborative community initiative to facilitate and strengthen the integration of immigrants into a community that is welcoming. LMLIP is one of thirty five Local Immigration Partnerships across Ontario funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and supported by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, International Trade and Immigration and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario. LMLIP is co-led by the City of London and a community member. For more information about LMLIP, please visit the website at http://www.immigration.london.ca/LMLIP
About CCLC The London Cross Cultural Learner Centre is a community organization that exists to provide integration services and support to newcomers and to promote intercultural awareness and understanding. Our vision is to build a more welcoming and just community where newcomers can succeed. CCLC is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. For more information about CCLC, please visit the website at http://www.lcclc.org/ For more information about the session, please contact LMLIP Project Coordinator – Huda Hussein (firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph: 519-663-0551 ext. 283)