In this episode of #LetsTalkPoverty, Celestina Akinkunmi, Manager of CIWA’s Settlement and Integration Department, shares CIWA’s supports and collaborative efforts that make a difference in how newcomers navigate and adjust to life in Canada.
Let's Talk Poverty: Newcomers and Enough for All
Jaclyn Silbernagel of Let’s Talk Poverty sits down with Celestina Akinkunmi to discuss how providing resources and supports makes a difference in how newcomers navigate and adjust to life in Canada. Celestina shares how how meaningful partnerships help CIWA respond to the unique and individual needs of immigrant women and girls, and their families. She delves into the value of removing language barriers from the equation and the importance of creating a sense of belonging. (Excerpt from: Enough for All)