Event Information

Start Date:2014/04/04
Start Time:12 PM
End Date:2014/04/04
End Time:2 PM
Location:Gardiner Museum “Terrace Room” 111 Queens Park, Toronto

On April 4, 2014, CIFAR and Manulife Financial, in collaboration with the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, hosted a luncheon entitled Volunteerism and Civic Engagement Among New Canadians. CIFAR Senior Fellow Irene Bloemraad (University of California, Berkeley) and Fellow Lara Aknin (Simon Fraser University) from CIFAR’s Social Interactions, Identity & Well-Being program presented leading ideas and insights from their research.

The luncheon engaged and informed representatives from governments and immigrant and non-immigrant-serving organizations in the Greater Toronto Area on leading ideas about immigration and volunteerism, while enabling dialogue among them and the research community.

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Institute for Canadian Citizenship




Photo of Lara B. Aknin

Lara B. Aknin Simon Fraser University, Department of Psychology
Photo of Irene Bloemraad

Irene Bloemraad University of California, Berkeley, Department of Sociology

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