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- 8942_Equity in The Broader Settlement Sector: Addressing Systemic Racism and Digital Equity Across The Settlement Journey
This community-based research project gathered evidence-based information on systemic racism and digital inequities in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by service providers, as well as their capacity to address digital inequities among racialized newcomers in the Waterloo and Peel regions.
The main purpose of the project was to collaboratively understand the settlement barriers and experiences of racialized newcomers, with a specific focus on how ICTs facilitate and impact their settlement journey. The projected Identified measures to enhance capacities within the settlement sector, enabling better culturally and racially responsive services for racialized newcomers.
The project was co-designed by a steering committee, research team, and local immigration partnerships (LIPs) in the Waterloo and Peel regions. Data was gathered through document reviews, key informant interviews, focus groups, and case study stories. Research findings were shared through a report and community forums in each region, aiming to inform and mobilize local action.