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Refugee Serving Organizations, Frontline Service Workers, Health Organizations, and Civil Society Groups to Call for Urgent Action to Address Crisis Impacting Refugees in Toronto

TORONTO – Refugee serving organizations, organizations working with people experiencing homelessness, and other civil society groups will hold a press conference on the urgent need for governments to address the crises impacting refugees in Toronto. Leaders from frontline organizations will outline the state of the refugee shelter crisis and the solutions required from all levels of government to urgently provide emergency and long-term shelter and humanitarian support for refugee claimants and migrant workers in Toronto.

Press Conference will take place on Friday, July 14
Time: 10 am - 11 a.m

Venue: 129 Peter Street (Toronto, ON)
Street to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre (SHARC)

Lead organizers of this event include:

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  • Sojourn House
  • Christie Refugee Welcome Centre
  • Matthew House
  • Center for Refugee Children
  • The Peoples Church
  • FCJ Refugee Centre
  • Street Haven
  • Romero House
  • New Nakfa
  • African Centre for Refugees
  • Rwandan Canadian Healing Centre (RCHC)
  • Workers Action Centre
  • Sistering
  • The Toronto Drop-in Network
  • Unity Health - St. Michael’s Hospital
  • All Saints Toronto
  • CP Planning 
  • Network for the Advancement of Black Communities
  • Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - OCASI
  • Margaret's Housing and Community Support Services
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Image of migrants taking refuge on the sidewalk of a busy commercial street