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Building Intercultural Competence – CENTRAL

March 9, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Leadership Lab:

Building Intercultural Competence 



March 9, 2020          9:30am-12:30pm

Weather Date: March 12, 2020



As Nova Scotia becomes more culturally diverse, we all need to learn how to welcome and work with immigrants and build a better community together.


This half day workshop will:


  • Increase understanding of settlement and integration issues.

  • Explore ways to welcome and support new immigrants.

  • Develop intercultural relationship building skills for working with new immigrants.


This interactive intercultural competence workshop is to support community organizations and service providers to learn about the challenges of new immigrants in the community and explore practical ways to welcome and support them. 



Nanok Cha, Welcoming Communities Coordinator, ISANS

Nanok Cha has been working at ISANS as a diversity facilitator to promote welcoming immigrants in Nova Scotia and works with other community service providers to create welcoming communities. She also coordinated a two-year project on building young immigrant women’s leadership at ISANS. Her educational background is Master degree in Women’s Studies, SMU.

“Great, need you to come train our employers. Awesome!”

“Very helpful – brings to mind all values necessary to be inclusive in all facets of society, employment.”

“Increased awareness, great discussion. Facilitation – will pass on information, discussion with co-workers.”


March 9, 2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm