The CCR Youth Network has compiled a document explaining challenges newcomer youth face; promising practices that CCR members have implemented; and some suggestions to better address the needs of newcomer youth.
“A survey was sent out on 6 April 2020, designed for newcomer youth (16 -25 years old) and Youth Workers. Twenty-seven responses were received. On 9 April a webinar was held on the “Impact of Social Isolation on Immigrant and Refugee Youth”. Fifty-two people attended the webinar. What follows are highlights from the input received through the survey and during the webinar. The people who gave this feedback are youth workers and newcomer and refugee youth. There is representation from the different regions of Eastern, Central and Western Canada.”
The main question to the group was: WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE HAPPEN IN ORDER TO BETTER SUPPORT NEWCOMER YOUTH?
Key suggestions were:
To view the complete survey results – click here >>