Newcomers and Civic Engagement in Surrey

Did you know that 200 immigrants participated in IAR survey on newcomers and civic engagement in Surrey?

In 2018, Surrey Immigrant Advisory Roundtable (IAR) conducted a study aimed to better understand newcomers' experiences volunteering and being involved in other civic engagement activities in Surrey. Read about learnings from focus groups and a survey as well as eight recommendations put forward by Surrey IAR to improve access to leadership civic engagement opportunities to immigrants and refugees in Surrey. 

This study was conducted as a part of the IAR's annual workplan to support the implementation of the Immigrant and Refugee Integration Strategy (Action 8.1: Conduct research on leadership and civic engagement opportunities for immigrants and refugees in Surrey.