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Faith & Settlement Partnerships: Background Information
1. To conduct a series of research projects that empirically explore ways in which faith-based and settlement organizations currently collaborate, and could better collaborate, to improve settlement outcomes of newcomers to the benefit of Canadian society.
2. To pursue a series of knowledge mobilization activities that will inform effective faith/settlement partnerships within policy and practice.
3. To develop a network of researchers (including students and emerging scholars) as well as faith and settlement leaders that will maximize their synergy in promoting and implementing effective faith/settlement partnerships.
Year 1: Research (May 2016 - April 2017)
During the first year, a multi-method research study will be conducted adopting a community-based research approach. The study will be conducted simultaneously in four sites across Southwestern Ontario that provide different dynamics from which to study faith and settlement partnerships: London, Waterloo, Toronto, and Peel.
Year 2: Knowledge Mobilization (May 2017 - May 2018)
In year two, partners will share learnings that emerged from the research study. Three sets of activities will be undertaken in order to do so:
For more information on project activities, contact Kyla English firstname.lastname@example.org; 519-885-1460 x 25297
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Formerly Centre for Research and Education in Human Services (CREHS)