Outreach Partnerships

Ed Graca, Executive Director
Valeria Sales, Supervisor, Client Services
Abrigo Centre

Daniel Rippes, Lawyer, Buena Paga Project
Gloria Carrasquero, Lawyer, Buena Paga Project
Centre for Spanish Speaking People

Samya Hasan, Executive Director
Council of Agencies Serving South Asians

Vinh Truong, Executive Director
Vietnamese Women’s Association

Ally Lui, Director
Christine Ng, Settlement Manager, York Region
Alex Heung, Settlement Manager, Toronto Region
Centre for Immigrant and Community Services

Mahad Yusuf, Executive Director
Ilham Bana, Settlement Coordinator
Somali Immigrant Aid


Project Development and Consultation

We are grateful to the following persons for their expertise and valuable contributions to the CEP project. We welcome new opportunities for collaboration.

Almaz Reda, Settlement Counsellor
Working Women Community Centre

Diane Dyson, Director of Research and Public Policy
WoodGreen Community Services

Erika Garcia, Settlement Worker
Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre

Gaby Motta, Manager – Community Development
Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre

Huma Nauman, Settlement Services Manager
Catholic Crosscultural Services

Illiana Mena, Housing and Legal Counsellor
Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter

Jamillah Mananghaya, Coordinator, Newcomers’ Centre
Agincourt Community Services Association

Jennifer Oliverrie, Transitional Support Worker
Women’s Habitat

Khadeeja Ahsan, Staff Lawyer
South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

Kristin Baskin, Child Protection Supervisor
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

Monica Murrillo, Settlement Worker
Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre

Nasima Akter, Executive Director
Bagladeshi-Canadian Community Services

Sheila Coad, Coordinator of Programs
City of Toronto

Sumathy Rahunathan, Clinic Coordinator
Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant Health

Tom Abel, Supervisor – Employment Services
Yonge Street Mission

Survey Working Group

Angela Wong, Staff Lawyer
Yan Chen, Community Legal Worker
Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic

Karen Lior, Executive Director
Work Force Innovation Group

Fenicia Lewis-Dowlin, Policy Development Officer
Peter Viducis, Manager, Economic Development and Culture
City of Toronto

Tim Owen, Director
Shaunna-Marie Keslick, Program Manager
World Education Service

Sheila Block, Senior Economist
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Other contributing organizations:

Albion Neighbourhood Services

Canadian Centre for Accreditation

Centre for Immigrant and Community Services

Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change

Daily Bread Food Bank

Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre

Durham Region Unemployment Health Centre

East Toronto Metro Youth Services

FCJ Refugee Centre

Hong Fook Mental Health Association

Jamaican Canadian Association

JVS Toronto

Matthew House Refugee Reception Centre Services

Asian Legal Clinic

North York Food Harvest Food Bank

North York Community House

Polycultural Immigrant and Community SErvices

Rexdale Community Legal Clinic

Settlement Assistance and Family Support Services


Social Planning Toronto

St. Stephen’s Community House

The Lighthouse

Toronto South LIP/WoodGreen

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands