Networking Forum: Working with Refugee, Immigrant and Non-Status Women (May 7, 2014)

Join the Rights of Non-Status Women Network (RNSWN) for an informative networking session!

  • Connect with other workers & advocates across health, legal, and social service sectors
  • Share strategies for working with refugee, immigrant, and non-status women in the midst of major changes to Canada‚Äôs immigration system
  • Participate in facilitated discussions on the resources and tools we need to do this work


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

12:30 p.m. Registration & Refreshments

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: The 519 Church Street Community Centre, Toronto


Featured Discussion Topics Include:

Disability Rights



Housing & Childcare

Refugee Law

 VAW Shelters

& other issues affecting refugee, immigrant, and non-status women and their families


Registration fee (for operational costs) to be paid in cash at the door. A receipt is available upon request.

  • All people: $5.00
  • Students are free. Please bring your student I.D.


Spaces are limited. Please RSVP through the link below by Sunday May 4th.  Thank You!


Space is wheelchair accessible.  Please let us know of any accessibility needs so that we can do our best to accommodate them. Light lunch and snacks will be served.  Please bring materials from your agency to display on our resource table!


RNSWN is a network of agencies and community members in Toronto.  Our mandate is to address barriers to services and resources faced by non-status women, impacted by gender-based violence, through coordinated public education and advocacy for the purpose of systemic change. For more information, please contact

The RNSWN would like to thank our event sponsors for their generous donations: The South Asian Community Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO); Springtide Resources; and The 519 Church Street Community Centre.