WITH THE COMMUNITY –
A WORKSHOP SERIES FOR IMMIGRANT ADULT LEARNING CENTRE STUDENTS
All Pearson Adult Learning Centre students
welcome. No registration necessary. Bring your lunch. Muffins
and Beverages provided.
All workshops will take place 11:20a.m.—12:20p.m.
in Room 280, and will be led by Jane Osborne, Counsellor with
the Adult Learning Centre, and Angela Sasso or Diane Willmann
from Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
Tuesday, February 1st:
Find out about services and resources available to you in your
Tuesday, February 8th:
Learn more about how to communicate in Canadian culture.
Tuesday, February 15th:
Communicating with your Government
Learn how our government system works and how to communicate
with politicians and government staff.
Tuesday, February 22nd:
School System, part 1
For parents who have children in school. Learn more about
parent/teacher interviews and your child’s report cards.
Wednesday, February 23rd:
School System, part 2
Learn about ways of being involved in your child’s school
through Parent Advisory Committees (PAC), volunteering, and
Tuesday, March 1st:
Find out how to communicate assertively, express yourself
clearly, and be able to say “no”
Tuesday, March 8th:
Gain more understanding of the human rights code, employment
standards, and your rights in the workplace.
Tuesday, March 15th Tenant and Landlord
If you are a tenant or a landlord, learn more about your rights
and what to do if there are difficulties.
This project is jointly sponsored by The
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society and the New Westminster
School District with funding provided by the United Way of the