CARE Project Workshop: Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths April 15, 2021, 7:00-8:30 PM On Zoom and Facebook Live Register at: As we enter the second year of the pandemic, there are still a lot of questions about COVID-19. In this workshop, we will cover the basics: What is COVID-19, its symptoms and long-term effects? What is the COVID-19 vaccine? How does it work? What are the differences between the various vaccines available? We… Read More »CARE Project Workshop: Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

CARE Project Outreach in St. James Town

MRCC staff and volunteers set up an outreach table in front of Sentro Manila Filipino store in the neighbourhood of St. James Town on Saturday, March 28. Despite the rainy weather, we were able to meet and talk to mostly Filipino migrants in the area, distribute safety kits and invite them to our upcoming workshops.

MRCC Launches the CARE Project

We are excited to share information with you today about our newest project, and invite you to participate! The CARE Project (Community Action and Response for Empowerment), will focus on responding to the needs of temporary foreign workers while providing the tools necessary for you to exercise your rights amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This project builds off of the recent successes of our BAYANIHAN and IMPACT Projects, which were aimed… Read More »MRCC Launches the CARE Project

Calling all Filipina Care Workers: We want to hear your stories!

Paid research opportunity MRCC in partnership with Gabriela Ontario and York University will be conducting research on experiences during COVID-19. The goal of the project is to understand and better advocate for the needs of care workers. Participants will receive a $100 honorarium for each 2 hour focus group interview attended. If you’re interested in participating, contact Dr. Ethen Tungohan at Download the poster PDF here.

Digital Fundraising Workshop

Coverage of our last IMPACT workshop Thank you to all who attended our last workshop of the IMPACT series! Last Saturday’s topic was digital fundraising. We participated in activities that helped exercise our digital fundraising skills such as creating profiles of our demographic and target audience. One key lesson learned was that the centre of the work we do is always people. This includes digital fundraising – as a fundraiser,… Read More »Digital Fundraising Workshop

MRCC: Empowering migrant workers for collective action

Repost from The Philippine Reporter In December 2019, staff persons from the Migrants Resource Centre Canada (MRCC) had a unique opportunity to present at the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC) about its services and programs. Managing Director Jesson Reyes, Program Coordinator Mithi Esguerra, and Project Staff person Kota Kimura expounded on the current activities and projects of the institution to the membership of the NEPMCC. MRCC… Read More »MRCC: Empowering migrant workers for collective action

MRCC, UFCW Canada collaboration

Reports on the centre’s activities and projects for 2020 Staff persons from MRCC presented to UFCW Canada national president Paul Meinema on the activities and achievements of the centre. We are looking forward for years of partnership to support migrant workers and the community.

International Migrant’s Alliance launched in Canada

Group photo of all the participants and migrant workers This past December, MRCC staff and organizers attended the first ever International migrants assembly held in Canada. The IMA Canada International Migrants Alliance – Canada Chapter was successfully launched with over 80 workers, advocates and service provides in attendance in Ottawa, ON. Keynote speaker Ana Robredo from IMA USA International Migrants Alliance – USA Chapter spoke about the current situation of… Read More »International Migrant’s Alliance launched in Canada

Leadership Training in Barrie

Coverage of the November 2019 workshop Barrie got a sneak peek at our Leadership and Training workshop which will take place in Toronto on March 7th. Migrants in the City of Barrie attended in this fun and interactive workshop in order to educate and influence individuals regarding changes in the permanent residency application process. The workshop on March 7th will be aimed at developing the leadership capacity of the participants… Read More »Leadership Training in Barrie

Writing for Empowerment Workshop

Recap of our IMPACT workshop that took place on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 The role of community leaders is to communicate their ideas to a broader audience. Crafting an effective piece of writing could assist greatly in this process but for those who do not have an academic background or prior experience in writing, this can be a daunting task. In order to assist with this task, MRCC hosted a… Read More »Writing for Empowerment Workshop