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Sharing Our Strategies on Income, Health and Immigrants and Refugees

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Room 308-309

Access Alliance is hosting a forum on income as a determinant of health for immigrants and refugees in Toronto. An introductory address by Dr. Meb Rashid (physician, Access Alliance) will focus on the challenges faced by clients of a multicultural community health clinic. Panelists will speak on a variety of strategies including innovative organizational models, campaigns, research, and community action. The forum is geared toward agency staff, community leaders and researchers who are either active on these issues or would like more information about them.

Panelists: Toronto Organizing for Fair Employment (Deena Ladd, Executive Director), Income Security Advocacy Centre (Jacquie Chic, Director of Advocacy & Legal Services), Access Alliance's Racialized Groups & Health Status Working Group (Dianne Patychuk, City of Toronto Health Department), Daily Bread Food Bank (Michael Oliphant, Manager Research, Public Education & Policy), St. Christopher House (TBD)

If you are interested in attending, please call Nadya at (416) 324-0927 x297 or send an e-mail to Remember to list your name, contact number, and agency when you RSVP.