Thursday, 24 November 2022 09:32

Leeds and Grenville Diversity Day 2022 (St. Lawrence - Rideau Immigration Partnership)

For Immediate Release – Brockville

November 16, 2022

Leeds and Grenville Diversity Day is back! The St. Lawrence-Rideau Immigration Partnership is presenting their first in-person Diversity Day since 2019. In partial response to local labour shortages, this year’s theme is all about the attraction and retention of immigrants to Leeds and Grenville.

Happening December 7th at Heritage Hall in Kemptville, the event runs from 8:45am to 1pm. Free for everyone, the day will include local speakers (including immigrants), networking opportunities, an attraction and retention game, and lunch.

“Diversity Day has long been our signature event,” says Melissa Francis, Program Manager. “We hope our focus on attraction and retention can assist a wide variety of local partners, whether they be service providers, employers, educators, or general community members. We want to help educate our attendees on the successes, struggles, and realities of attraction and retention, while also helping people connect with one another.”

Having been held annually since 2016, Diversity Day has always offered an informative and engaging event. Following consistent feedback on the popularity of immigrant speakers, that has become a central feature of the day, as has offering networking opportunities and topical games.

People wishing to register can do so on EventBrite (www.eventbrite.ca/e/diversity-day-2022-tickets-457233867807) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The St. Lawrence – Rideau Immigration Partnership is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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For further information please contact:

Melissa Francis, Program Manager

St. Lawrence - Rideau Immigration Partnership

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 343.264.1147

Diversity Day 2022