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Collaborating for Success: Refugee Training Programs Built with Industry Insights

In this webinar, learn about two refugee training programs that were built with industry to ensure seamless transition from training to employment. From New York City, Edric Huang will share the Emma’s Torch initiative launched in June 2016 to support refugee employment through a culinary training and licensing program. From Toronto, Merissa Preston will present the refugee training program focused on creating a talent pipeline to fill trade-related occupations. In this webinar, you will learn about: Developing partnerships with industry to ensure training programs match industry needs Creating training programs that are practical and prepare refugees for the labor market Lessons learned and strategies for overcoming barriers as a training facilitator and organization