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Auckland, New Zealand Walking School Bus: School parents promote child health and safely while building community, one step at a time. Badalona, Spain Making Space for a Sikh Parade: A cultural street procession creates a common space for good neighbours. Barcelona, Spain Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Immigrants: What's good for business is good for new immigrants and entrepreneurs. Barcelona, Spain Status: Good Neighbours: Universal access to city services starts with the civil register. Berlin, Germany Berlin: Testing Diversity in City Councils: Do our democratic institutions reflect the increasing diversity of our society?
Birmingham, United Kingdom Making Maternity Services Migrant-Friendly: Mapping the health needs of migrant communities puts maternal health on the agenda. Boise, United States Making Friends and Sharing Dreams: International Summer Youth Program: A summer program pairs students from the refugee community with native born peers to encourage new friendships and mutual understanding across cultures.
Botkyrka, Sweden The Dilemma Workshop: Living and working together in the intercultural city means challenging discrimination and implicit bias one person at a time. Bristol, United Kingdom Future-Proofing the City: Building livability and inclusion into the formula for urban resilience. Police Project: Police build trust through language and skill training programs delivered to new immigrants. Cologne, Germany Youth Employment Drives Diversity Goals: Business case for diversity targets vocational training and job opportunities for young people in local government.
Copenhagen, Denmark Superkilen: Extreme civic involvement: An urban regeneration project re-imagines a city park as a space for living in diversity and a global community. Copenhagen, Denmark Engaging in Copenhagen: Taking a diversity charter to the business community. Dortmund, Germany Participation, Politics and Impact: Putting a face on the political process and initiating dialogue leads to increased political participation. Cities and Democracy at Work: A city framework for integration makes voting rights the key to immigrant empowerment.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom Cities of Sanctuary, Communities of Welcome: An official city policy to welcome those in need builds a community supportive of refugees and new immigrants. Louis, United States Mosaic's Ambassadors of Prosperity: Promoting regional prosperity through immigration, innovation and community partnerships.
Stuttgart, Germany The Stuttgart Pact For Integration: the Power of Planning: Urban leadership creates an inclusive integration strategy for full community participation. Stuttgart, Germany Refugee Dialogues: Dialogues and friendship circles help the host community appreciate the 'human face' of refugees and their experiences, through their own stories. Toronto, Canada Access Without Fear: Building a City of Sanctuary: Providing access to city services to non-status or undocumented immigrants reduces fear of deportation while contributing to wider community safety and well-being.
Toronto, Canada Taking the Plunge: An inclusive design for cultural and gender equity enhances openness, safety, and accessibility at the community pool. Toronto, Canada Taking Teachers on Community and Faith Walks: Inner-city teachers get to know the community by going outside the school. Toronto, Canada Procurement Power: Using purchasing power and supplier diversity to drive inclusive growth and urban prosperity. Toronto, Canada Mentoring Skilled Immigrants at City Hall: City employees volunteer to mentor newcomers about workplace and professional culture.
Toronto, Canada People's Planning Panel: Equity-based planning brings people into the centre of city-building. Toronto, Canada Hearing and Vision Screening at School: Mobile health clinics provide students with vision and hearing aids and greater promise for academic success. Turin, Italy Turin: Bibliomigra brings the library to the people: A mobile lending library brings its multilingual collections to the streets and heart of the city. Valongo, Portugal Do not Judge a Book by its Cover: A living library uses life stories to engage young people and break down prejudice and stereotypes about diversity.
Vienna , Austria Talking Business in your Mother Tongue: One stop shop for immigrant entrepreneurs offers business counselling in many languages. Wellington, New Zealand New Zealand Police finds Engagement with Migrant Communities: Handbook to religious diversity helps police improve relations with minority groups. Wiesbaden, Germany Private Prayer in Public School: A new curriculum for the instruction of Islam in primary school creates a more inclusive and equitable educational experience for German families with a Muslim background.
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom Wolverhampton India Project: Immigrants and transnational networks give a city a strategic advantage in an ever more globalized world. Wuppertal, Germany Taking a National Language and Integration Class Local: Language training and employment services open doors to work, school and the everyday business of daily life.
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Learn how innovative strategies in St. Louis US and Botkyrka Sweden aim to attract, recruit and integrate immigrants to jump start regional growth and secure a future of shared prosperity for all.
Learn about how smart initiatives in San Francisco and Calgary are removing barriers to financial inclusion for immigrants, and helping the financially vulnerable achieve a viable path to economic well-being. Learn about groundbreaking initiatives in Wellington, New Zealand, and Vancouver, Canada, that are bringing new immigrant and indigenous communities together for intercultural learning and meaningful exchange as an essential part of newcomer settlement and welcome in these multicultural societies.
Small-to-medium cities like Boise, United States, and Erfurt, Germany, are successfully bringing newcomers and receiving communities together with innovative programs and a clear message about the two-way benefits of immigrant integration. Learn how recruitment strategies developed by the municipalities of Saskatoon Canada and Bremen Germany are not only creating a workplace where equity and diversity are valued — they are building cities for future growth and shared prosperity.
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Youth-focused programs in Greenwich and Montreal are using the power of sport and games to cultivate cross-cultural understanding, more empathy, equality and fair play. International policy experts analyze innovative local practices and discuss the role that municipal governments and other local actors can — and should — play in shaping immigration and integration policy. Innovative local governments in Munich Germany and Philadelphia US are investing in employment and small business incubation strategies to ensure local immigrant skill, talent and energies can help transform their cities into engines of economic growth and urban prosperity.
Learn about innovative health and safety initiatives in Auckland and Vancouver that promote healthy living through community education and accessible programming that ensures new immigrants and their families are safe, sound, and empowered to seek solutions for their personal well-being. Learn about the power of city-led public service campaigns in Barcelona Spain and Sheffield UK that create safe, welcoming communities by challenging myths and changing misconceptions about immigrants and refugees.
These local responses to anti-discrimination help us understand the role and capacity of local government to integrate migrants and provide equal opportunities for all residents. Learn about successful programs in Dublin and Toronto that engage newcomer communities around the rights, responsibilities and rites of urban citizenship. Find out how smart cities are shifting the conversation from voting rights and citizenship status to political participation and a sense of belonging. Learn about strategic city-led initiatives in Antwerp Belgium and Waltham Forest London borough, UK that strengthen the capacity of city councils, civil society organisations and ordinary citizens to work together for more inclusive communities and strong democratic institutions.
Cities of Migration hosted an online conversation with Jane Allen, Partner and Chief Diversity Officer, Deloitte Toronto to talk about why diversity is important and what organizations can do to successfully integrate skilled, internationally-trained workers and fuel economic growth. Learn about employment strategies from two municipalities, Hamburg and Copenhagen, who have built a strong campaign and delivered results in their commitment to workforce diversity. International presenters from Hamburg and Copenhagen. Watch our latest video that recounts our October travels to the 4th annual National Immigrant Integration Conference in Seattle.
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How is your city supporting new immigrant entrepreneurs? Cities of Migration hosted a webinar to learn about successful strategies for community engagement, creative mentoring, and promoting immigrant integration through the arts. Presenters from Auckland and Toronto share innovative ideas about how music, performance and new literary voices are building stronger communities through the arts and changing the way we see ourselves in the city. Cities of Migration hosted a webinar to learn about winning educational strategies and practical lessons for immigrant student success.
Learn how educators in Malmo and Frankfurt are testing new ideas in and outside the classroom and unlocking opportunity for academic achievement. Cities of Migration hosted a webinar on diversity in the media and shared successful strategies used by local radio broadcasters in Barcelona and Toronto to improve audience ratings.
Cities of Migration hosted a minute webinar to learn about successful outreach strategies in community policing from Cardiff, UK, and Newport News, US, that build confidence and promote public safety within diverse communities. Cities of Migration hosted a 60 minute webinar to explore innovative strategies for connecting internationally trained health workers and immigrant patients to the health care system.
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Whether on the field, in play or as enthusiastic supporters, team sports have a unique ability to rally the whole community behind local champions and celebrate the hero amongst us. Learn how sports participation inspires confidence and a sense of belonging in the individual team player, builds bridges across cultural differences, and contributes to community cohesion long after the winning goal has been scored. Learn about new gateway cities like Fort Wayne, Indiana US , and Oslo, Norway, that are helping transform the immigrant experience of dislocation and exclusion into a celebration of new community where everyone counts -and is counted.
Learn about how financial products and services are being developed to support migrant entrepreneurship and meet the needs of people who are are financially exluded — -whatever their gender, race or postal code. Watch a minute discussion on integration strategies that generate equal opportunities in education and accelerate improved academic outcomes for immigrant and second-generation students.
Learn about The Gate Project at Porta Palazzo, a municipal regeneration initiative in Turin, Italy, that uses a flexible, participatory approach to community development, and about a successful model of partnership between Chicago Community Trust and multiple stakeholders in the municipal, community and private sector that are addressing the needs of a growing newcomer community.
Learn about projects from Oldham, Paris, London and Lisbon that look at the active participation of young people in community development and their views on identity and belonging. In this webinar, Raheel Mohammed and Natalia Chan of the Maslaha Project present innovative approaches used by the project to provide practical information that help the Islamic community in London, UK, navigate cultural issues to do with healthcare, education, family life, finance, and civic and democratic engagement.
Learn about the role of cities in accelerating the civic and political integration of immigrants, with city representatives from Dublin and New Haven, Connecticut. On March 24, , Cities of Migration hosted its first webinar about successful municipal integration strategies, introduced by Howard Duncan, International Metropolis project, and hosted by Ratna Omidvar, Maytree.
Cities of Migration. Learn More. May 23, Webinar: Collaborating for Success: Refugee Training Programs Built with Industry Insights Refugee training programs succeed when they are built with industry to ensure seamless transition from training to employment. April 4, Webinar: Thinking Outside the Box: Innovative Pathways to Refugee Employment Learn about innovative tools developed to ease refugee pathways to employment and support the invaluable work of employment counsellors and settlement workers.
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Learn More Tags: conference , public attitudes , refugees , Welcoming cities. Learn More Tags: education , Refugee , students , teachers , youth. Learn More Tags: access to services , irregular migrants , undocumented residents , Utrecht. March 21, Webinar: Empowering Youth: Identity, Belonging and Migration Learn how youth initiatives in Berlin and London are using theatre and sport to develop a counter-narrative that strengthens youth participation in local cultural and social life while promoting skills development, empowerment and living together in cultural diversity.
November 28, Webinar: Beyond Bricks and Mortar: Rethinking Refugees and Housing Learn about housing initiatives in Bristol, UK and Berlin, Germany, that are opening doors to refugee housing and local economic development by creating positive social interactions between refugee and host communities at home, at work and in local neighbourhoods. Learn More Tags: Employment , labour market integration , Refugee , webinar. May 17, Webinar: Family Matters: Local Strategies for Integrating Immigrant and Refugee Families Learn how innovative initiatives in Toronto and Barcelona are putting family first and welcoming refugee and reunified immigrant families based on the first principles of living together — building relationships, support, trust and a community of welcome — while engaging private citizens and public institutions as active agents of integration.
Learn More Tags: Barcelona , families , refugees , reunification , Toronto , webinar. Learn More Tags: Employment , labour market integration , Refugee. March 16, Event: 19th National Metropolis Conference, March , , Montreal, Canada Metropolis Workshop: Experts and city leaders from Canada and the United States will share insights and experiences about best practices for inclusive city building.
Learn More Tags: conference , evaluation tools , Metropolis. December 20, Webinar: Qualified to Work: Tapping the Skills and Experience of Internationally-Trained Immigrants Initiatives in Montreal Canada and Augsburg Germany that recognize immigrant talent and maximize the opportunities for internationally trained professionals to work to their full capabilities, skills, and qualifications Learn More Tags: Augsburg , Employment , Internationally Trained Professionals , labour market integration , Montreal , webinar.
Connecting Immigrant and Refugee Youth to Employment Learn about win-win solutions from social enterprises in Sweden and France that are helping businesses tap the diversity advantage by connecting them to talented immigrant youth. Learn More Tags: Cleveland , housing , Munster , refugees.
November 16, Why an Anti-Rumour Strategy? Learn More Tags: immigrant integration , refugees. Learn More Tags: Benchmarking , immigration policy , mipex. May 22, Webinar: Welcoming Economies: Immigrants are key to Inclusive Economic Growth Join Steve Tobocman, Executive Director of Global Detroit, for an online conversation for how we can revitalize regional economies through immigrant attraction and retention, employment, entrepreneurship, workforce development, and internationalization of cities, workplaces and institutions.
Learn More Tags: economic development , Employment , entrepreneurship , webinar , welcoming economies. March 13, Webinar: Tower Renewal in the Arrival City Learn how the ground-breaking Tower Neighbourhood Renewal project in Toronto is exploring alternative narratives about urban renewal from European cities, integrating social resiliency, stewardship, adaptability into city-building and changing how we think about- and live in tower neighbourhoods.
Learn More Tags: Bristol , inequality , Municipalities , resilience , sustainable development. Learn More Tags: community development , London , parks , Toronto , urban planning , women. October 30, Webinar: Generation to Generation: Empowering Newcomer Youth and Families Learn about award-winning programs from Wellington, New Zealand and Toronto, Canada that improve language and digital literacy for immigrant families and youth by removing barriers to technology, promoting inter-generational tutoring, and strengthening community relations through education.
Learn More Tags: families , intergenerational , Language learning , refugees , Toronto , Wellington , youth. Be it resolved professional football is powerless to end racism Learn More Tags: Berlin , conference. February 19, Webinar: Retaining Global Talent: Making Connections with International Students Learn about initiatives in Auckland and Halifax that recognize the potential of international students to meet local labour needs and strengthen emerging talent pools.
November 7, Webinar: Immigrants Wanted! Learn More Tags: Botkyrka , recruitment , St. Louis , webinar , Welcoming America. September 17, Webinar: Towards Financial Inclusion: Investing in Immigrant Futures Learn about how smart initiatives in San Francisco and Calgary are removing barriers to financial inclusion for immigrants, and helping the financially vulnerable achieve a viable path to economic well-being. July 23, Dialogue Circles: Building Intercultural Understanding between Immigrant and Indigenous Communities Learn about groundbreaking initiatives in Wellington, New Zealand, and Vancouver, Canada, that are bringing new immigrant and indigenous communities together for intercultural learning and meaningful exchange as an essential part of newcomer settlement and welcome in these multicultural societies.
April 30, Webinar: Receiving Communities: Preparing a Culture of Welcome Small-to-medium cities like Boise, United States, and Erfurt, Germany, are successfully bringing newcomers and receiving communities together with innovative programs and a clear message about the two-way benefits of immigrant integration.
April 10, Webinar: Cities at Work: Recruiting and Managing a Diverse Workforce Learn how recruitment strategies developed by the municipalities of Saskatoon Canada and Bremen Germany are not only creating a workplace where equity and diversity are valued — they are building cities for future growth and shared prosperity. Learn More Tags: Bremen , employers , municipal , recruitment , Saskatoon , webinar , workforce diversity. Learn More Tags: Chicago , municipal , webinar.
January 30, Webinar: Levelling the Playing Field: Building Equality and Inclusion with Sport Youth-focused programs in Greenwich and Montreal are using the power of sport and games to cultivate cross-cultural understanding, more empathy, equality and fair play. October 31, Big Ideas: Practice to Policy: Lessons from Local Leadership on Immigrant Integration International policy experts analyze innovative local practices and discuss the role that municipal governments and other local actors can — and should — play in shaping immigration and integration policy.
Learn More Tags: municipal , policy , webinar. September 19, Webinar: Investing in Urban Prosperity: Municipal Leadership in Immigrant Integration Innovative local governments in Munich Germany and Philadelphia US are investing in employment and small business incubation strategies to ensure local immigrant skill, talent and energies can help transform their cities into engines of economic growth and urban prosperity.
Learn More Tags: economic development , entrepreneurship , Munich , municipal , Philadelphia , webinar. July 24, Webinar: Healthy Living: Promoting Health and Safety in Immigrant Communities Learn about innovative health and safety initiatives in Auckland and Vancouver that promote healthy living through community education and accessible programming that ensures new immigrants and their families are safe, sound, and empowered to seek solutions for their personal well-being.
Learn More Tags: civic engagement , community development , political participation , Tenerife , Toronto , webinar. May 30, Webinar: Welcoming Cities: Municipal Leadership on Immigrant Integration Learn about the power of city-led public service campaigns in Barcelona Spain and Sheffield UK that create safe, welcoming communities by challenging myths and changing misconceptions about immigrants and refugees.
Learn More Tags: anti-racism , Barcelona , municipal , sheffield , webinar , welcoming. April 25, Webinar: Count Us In: Building Citizenship through Participation Learn about successful programs in Dublin and Toronto that engage newcomer communities around the rights, responsibilities and rites of urban citizenship. Learn More Tags: citizenship , civic engagement , Dublin , political participation , Toronto. February 8, Webinar: Living Together: City Strategies for Social Inclusion Learn about strategic city-led initiatives in Antwerp Belgium and Waltham Forest London borough, UK that strengthen the capacity of city councils, civil society organisations and ordinary citizens to work together for more inclusive communities and strong democratic institutions.
December 5, Big Ideas: Dialogue on Diversity: Setting the Stage for Business Growth and Innovation Cities of Migration hosted an online conversation with Jane Allen, Partner and Chief Diversity Officer, Deloitte Toronto to talk about why diversity is important and what organizations can do to successfully integrate skilled, internationally-trained workers and fuel economic growth. November 23, Webinar: Closing the Gap: City Leadership on Employment and Workforce Diversity Learn about employment strategies from two municipalities, Hamburg and Copenhagen, who have built a strong campaign and delivered results in their commitment to workforce diversity.
Learn More Tags: entrepreneurship , Helsinki , Vienna , webinar. July 19, Webinar: Raising the Curtain on Cultural Diversity: Integrating Inclusion into the Arts Cities of Migration hosted a webinar to learn about successful strategies for community engagement, creative mentoring, and promoting immigrant integration through the arts.