Weekly Update: November 27 – December 3, 2017

ICA

Resource Centre: Settlement

Inter-Cultural Association of Victoria (ICA): We Speak Translate Project and Training

The We Speak Translate project is a first of its kind collaboration between Google Translate and the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) utilizing the Google Translate app for refugee resettlement and newcomer inclusion in communities.

“Google is humbled and excited to be supporting this project with the goal of helping New Canadians make the often challenging transition to life in Canada through language and engagement”. – Roque Silva, Interaction Designer, Google Translate 

Upcoming Public We Speak Translate Training’s:

Upcoming in person training:
Monday, December 4, 2017
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
ICA administrative office – 1806 Vancouver St.
To register visit the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/we-speak-translate-training-registration-40112121435

Thursday, January 18, 2018
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
ICA administrative office – 1806 Vancouver St.
To register visit the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/we-speak-translate-training-registration-40112269879

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
ICA administrative office – 1806 Vancouver St.
To register visit the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/we-speak-translate-training-registration-40112509596

Upcoming webinar training:
Thursday, December 14, 2017
9:30 am – 10:30 am (PST)
To register visit the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/we-speak-translate-training-webinar-registration-40111448422

Friday, January 19, 2018
9:30 am – 10:30 am (PST)
To register visit the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/we-speak-translate-training-webinar-registration-40111757346

Friday, February 2, 3018
9:30 am – 10:30 am (PST)
To register visit the following link https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/we-speak-translate-training-webinar-registration-40111925850

Training Goals & Benefits:

  1. Encourage welcoming communities that value diversity, inclusion and integration.
  2. Become familiar with the Google Translate app (free, downloadable app for smartphones and tablets).
  3. Establish a common platform for communication with newcomers while English language skills develop.

Training Logistics:
The workshop can be delivered at a convenient location for your organization or business with access to WiFi. ICA offers training’s once a month which are open to public (registration required). Webinars training’s are available by requested.

Length of Training:
30 – 45 minute

For more information:

Kate Longpre
Community Integration Coordinator
Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
klongpre@icavictoria.org
250-388-4728 ext. 167