SOC 340: Immigrant Inclusion

How might we improve immigrant inclusion in the community?

Term: Spring 2020
Department: Sociology
Course: SOC 340 (Migration and Displacement)
Instructor: Sean Ashley
Staff contact: Heather Evans (City of North Vancouver)
Community Partner: Olivia Bornik (North Shore Immigrant Inclusion Partnership)

The North Shore Immigrant Inclusion Partnership (NSIIP) is a coalition of 35+ community agencies and institutions focused on improving the settlement outcomes of new immigrants. Students worked in groups to conduct research and provide recommendations on questions related to immigrant inclusion as posed by our partners.

City Strategy and Goal Area:

  • Council Strategic Plan 2018
    • A City for People is welcoming, inclusive, safe, accessible and supports the health and well-being of all.
  • Official Community Plan 2014
    • Goal 6.1: Support a wide range of arts and cultural activities
      • 6.1.3 Support access for people of all ages, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, and diverse needs, to a wide range of arts and cultural opportunities and activities that contribute to quality of life and social well-being;