The Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership (TEQ LIP) And Meaningful Employment Economic Opportunities Action Group Would Like To Present…
Make a difference in supporting newcomer employment!
Immigrant Employment T.O Day is an initiative led by the Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership (TEQ LIP) and organized in collaboration with various community organizations and stakeholders across Scarborough. Immigrant Employment T.O. Day celebrates immigrants’ contributions to the Canadian economy, highlights resources and showcases innovative projects that connect employers and immigrant talent to prepare newcomers to succeed in Canada’s labour market.
The event is designed to increase partnerships, foster connections among service providers, employers, immigrants and local businesses while highlighting the tools and building blocks to achieve meaningful economic success.
Events will take place throughout the year and will include interactive and informative panel discussions led by industry experts, networking meet ups, workshops and knowledge exchange sessions. Immigrant Employment T.O. Day aims to offer platforms for learning, partnership-buildings and further increase awareness of information and practical resources available to support newcomer employment and economic opportunities.
How can you participate?
There are many ways of getting involved in Immigrant Employment T.O. Day!
Businesses and organizations are encouraged to partake in this initiative by deciding to organize one or more activities, workshops, networking events, or other activities highlighting the theme of immigrant employment. Activities can be organized at local venues such as the workplace, libraries, schools, agencies, community centers, faith based organizations, etc.
Example activities and/or ways to participate:
*Topics should address current trends pertaining to newcomer employment:
- Coordinate a panel discussion a workshop or networking event
- Host a presentation by a business discussing their commitment or goals for hiring immigrants and invite immigrant clients, other agencies and businesses to join.
- Host an informal knowledge exchange session for service providers or a “Speed Networking” event. It is a casual way to host a speaker or hold a discussion during the lunch hour.
If you are interested in organizing an event, please follow these 2 easy steps:
- Fill out the online form and provide details of your event. (date, time and location)
- Click & Submit
Your event will be promoted on the TEQ LIP website and through our social media channels.
Here is what’s happening for the month of September!
Each organization is requested to use the official opening statement at the start of each event. The official opening statement will be available after your “Confirmation of Participation” has been received. You should receive a confirmation within 2 – 3 business days from the day of submission.