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Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) serving more than 11,000 immigrants and refugees annually in Ottawa since 1978.
Our #Ottawa-area #Bulletin's out, check out workshops, news and job opportunities while they're hot! https://t.co/mJc8NnXrgo
“A diverse bench that represents the population it serves & the profession from which it’s drawn is key” @QuinnMRoss https://t.co/j31AfoebS7
Mind the gap - Immigrants are very skilled but struggle in the labour market. We offer solutions here: https://t.co/vn73Am3GjA
In Ottawa, our Multicultural Liaison Officer Program (MLO) can help create connections between schools & newcomers. https://t.co/nXoylDrwqw
Nimao Ali says understanding the education system in Canada is difficult for many Somali parents https://t.co/kMD4bzmXIp
Cities are frontline players in dealing with refugees: UNHCR ready to step up its engagement with Mayors around the world. @ipinst
Join us for 3rd Annual Diversity Celebration @OttawaPolice HQ today - celebrate new Canadians receiving citizenship!
Awesome #Ottawa #youth job opp: Theatre Coach/Screenwriter, YOCISO Newcomer Youth Theatre Group. Apply soon! https://t.co/DKiNwR3tSC
On Day 2 "From C to C" & "Coming Home" with discussion by Prof. Tim Stanley @UOttawa and Yew Lee frm @OttawaOCISO https://t.co/m1b8xLdhFX
Want to learn more about housing law? Join @fitzerin4 and @connectottawa September 22 for lunch/ learn. Poster below with details #OttCity
Are you joining us for Ride for Refuge 2017? We can't wait to see you there! Learn more about how to raise money... https://t.co/ttleDSSBew
OCASI In the Field Newsletter #63 GBV survey, blogpost on Dreamers, refugee artists & ceramics, webinars ++ #cdnimm
Sign up for our webinar on Sept 21st 11am-12pm on using the graphic novel for community education! https://t.co/10vytlhdos #4ImmigrantWomen
The Cost of Not Providing Health Care Interpretation in the Champlain Region is now available: https://t.co/aGdU9EEGi4
Help us spread the word @OttawaOCISO
Bridging the gap: Ottawa's Nimao Ali named to advise on province's Black Youth Action Plan https://t.co/760tQNwahN
Held your first School Parent Council meeting? Got one coming up? 25 ways to increase #cdndiversity representation https://t.co/4zBL5PvdlF
New #GRSI Guidebook includes case studies on #Canadian #Refugee #Sponsorship experiences. Pauline's story:
Great to hear @louisaINK from @refugee613 discussing Ottawa's welcoming of Syrian refugees #IMCTH2017 a lot of interest from Euro colleagues
Together we are stronger 💪🏿💪🏻💪🏾💪🏽
📸 Andre Ringuette | @FreestyleOttawa
We are now accepting proposals for the 20th National Metropolis Conference, March 22-24, 2018 in Calgary, AB at: !
Diversity job in Ottawa!
Exciting opportunity for theatre coach/screenwriter to work with youth who are newcomers to Canada. @artsfileottawa @GCTCLive @CanadasNAC
Want to make a difference in the lives of #Ottawa newcomers? We're hiring: Settlement Outreach Coordinator #cdnimm https://t.co/Fun5C37t7d
Here are some important reasons why immigration is important to Canada #cdnimm #nlpoli
Dramatic? Community minded? We have the job for you! Theatre Coach/Screenwriter, YOCISO Newcomer Youth Theatre Group https://t.co/hvfKESk0EP
New Global #Sponsorship Guidebook is launched! Check it out at the link below.
Thanks for coming out to play ball - over 50 participants! And a new family were matched to a Group of Friends! ⚾️👩👧👧
Here is the statement by @CitImmCanada following this meeting. A key takeaway: we can expect multi-year levels plan: https://t.co/hdgg1mc2rq
Baseball and tball has begun! Beautiful day for friends and fun! @FoFOCISO @DropInSports @OttawaOCISO
We're pleased to be talking the future of work w @AskISED @datafestOTT @UnitedWayOttawa many others. #work #ottawa
Looking forward to seeing our community and our members together to celebrate !
Diversity is our greatest strength! Join us for our 3rd annual diversity celebration @ChiefBordeleau @DCSteveBell
So grateful for @TrendMicroCA employees fundraising for @OttawaOCISO refugee support programs. You guys rock!
And huge thanks to @TrendMicroCA for your incredible energy to organize this fundraiser for @OttawaOCISO refugee support programs!
Please share: become a #refugee #sponsor through the #BVOR program @RSTP_ca
Wow, this is really cool, thx to @MintoRentals for this support to @OttawaOCISO!
Happening tomorrow, come on out!!
Come and join us for some baseball and T-Ball this Saturday, September 16, 3-5pm at Brewer Park! @ @OttawaOCISO @DropInSports @FoFOCISO
Amazing! Thank you so much for your support!!
Members of the team at James/Gilmour in #Ottawa recently helped fix up 12 old bikes and donated them to @OttawaOCISO. How inspiring!
This is such a cool opportunity for the right person. Ottawa theatre folks - share with your people!
Hey creative folks check this out! #theatre
Join #YOCISO facilitator & educator Sergio Bobby Guerra wants you to join him for @ottawayouthrace! https://t.co/lghRbwBQxs
We're hiring a Theatre Coach/Screenwriter, for the #YOCISO Newcomer #Youth Theatre Group #cdnimm #ottawa
Exciting #Fellowship opportunity thru the Refugee Hub with @AllanMRock and World #Refugee Council @uocommonlaw
“By 2019, we need almost 10,000 jobs filled in #Ottawa." @Invest_Ottawa. Great @HireImmOttawa forum on global talent.
Speak Creole or other foreign #language? The #IRB needs you. Apply today : https://t.co/4bgifAGcIB
We're hiring a Settlement Outreach Coordinator. Deadline September 25th #cdnimm #ottawa
Thanks @PnPCBC for the opportunity to showcase our study! Huge thanks to everyone involved in the project from @uocommonlaw @OttawaHealthLaw
Cultural competence is about listening deeply to understand every member of the school community: https://t.co/DUW6ok8IVD
Making space for new voices in our Eng. classes @tu_vuong @RCopOCSB
Canada was a pioneer in private #sponsorship of #refugees. Exciting to see the concept spread. #RefugeesWelcome #refugeecrisis
New rules for landlord evictions. @CLEOLegalRights Learn about it at Connecting Ottawa's Sept 22 Lunch and Learn.
Housing Law Lunch & Learn
Access to justice for people who are not proficient in English or French or who face communication challenges as a result of disability or sensory imp...
One of the many ways our exceptional @uocommonlaw students are using their legal training to contribute to the public good.
Wanted: Interpreters fluent in variety of languages, notably Creole. Apply now! https://t.co/4bgifAGcIB
Internationally trained ECEs build careers in #Ontario. GEO’s free #webinar on September 13 shows how. Register now https://t.co/fueSmrBbnY
Are you looking for #employment? @InTACca is hosting their 3rd Virtual Career Expo! Find out more and register at
@InTACca has a great opportunity for #newcanadians to #network with employers! #Arriveprepared & register today -
RU a new #parent in #Ottawa? Is yr #baby btwn 2&4 months old? We're looking for #volunteer #families! Find out more
@murilotorres09 @JLeiper Murilo is very inspiring is his support of Ottawa's newcomers: https://t.co/IKEhtS8iuW
As space is limited for the Community Dialogue on Equity, please register online by tomorrow: https://t.co/hoyziRU3aU
Ready to learn effective ways to manage culturally diverse teams? Free professional development for managers #HIOCCC https://t.co/RuBxkQjnAT
Join us at our 4th Canadian Immigration Summit: Strengthening Our Economy & Settlement Program! May 30-31, 2018. https://t.co/dIvMXI57s2
Interested in performing? Find out more: Download the registration form: https://t.co/vP2OelEdn4 https://t.co/NTf2nMXVVc
Save the date: 3rd (annual) Diversity Celebration, September 20th (4pm-6pm) at @OttawaPolice headquarters #LiveMusic #Food #Multiculturalism
Are you ready for @ChinatownRemix? A celebration of arts & multiculturalism this Saturday, September 16: https://t.co/Ilg4etTTJR #somerset
How was that 1st week of school? Parents gearing up for School Council meetings? 25 ways to increase #diversity. https://t.co/4zBL5PvdlF
The #CdnDiversity Dividend: Canada's Global Advantage, via @HireImmOttawa https://t.co/PLi5TwNhfm #cdnimm #ottawa #economy #HR
#Canadian #Immigration Minister, @AhmedDHussen's journey as a #refugee to Minister #RefugeesWelcome #WithRefugees
No, that implies there is something wrong if he was a Muslim, politics aside, hats off to @theJagmeetSingh for combating hate.
"When we travel the world and people ask us: ‘Where are you from?’ I say I’m Canadian. And proud of it.”
Refugee from El Salvador gives back to her adopted homeland
Gladys Zuniga came to Canada to find safety for her children. Three decades later, she is still showing gratitude to the country she now calls home.
Come out for lots of fun and friendship! https://t.co/dLwZWUXrzZ
Great to hear about these success stories! @OttawaOCISO @FoFOCISO My husband's home town of 5k people, we've tasted this yummy chocolate!
Matthew House Ottawa is looking for volunteers to participate in our Buddy Up...
Registration now open for English classes. All levels, full & part time classes, evening childcare available https://t.co/2mxo60jBkq #ESL
He arrived in Canada as a 16-year-old Somali refugee. Now, 24 years later, he's the country's immigration minister.
As #refugee #SSP heads towards 2 yr anniversary, so prd to see CAD #lawyers con't to support #refugee #sponsorship @RefugeeHub @uocommonlaw
When you know that only 1% of #refugees get to go to #University, you understand why @WorldUniService's work matters so much. @michellemanks