From community to policy, we create an inclusive environment for all immigrant parents.
Who we are?
Canadian Institute of Social Inclusion for Immigrant Parents (CISIIP) is a federally registered non-profit organization which headquarters in Montréal, Québec. It engages immigrant parents, stakeholders and researchers to discuss issues and solutions related to social inclusion of immigrant parents.
Its publications and innovative projects aim to foster cross-cultural communication, eliminate discrimination and social isolation, and reduce structural barriers for immigrant parents in public policy.
Who we care about?
All residents residing temporarily or permanently in Canada, primarily or solely in the pursuit of family reunification, or for quality education for their children.
handmade works from parents
What we do?
Foster academic discussions regarding social integration of immigrant parents in Canada
Assist researchers in field research
Conduct independent data collection and interviews
Provide expert opinion from our academic committee
Provide fellowship for outstanding research projects
Organize colloquium and round-tables to raise public awareness and interest
Bring visibility of immigrant parents’ issues to the public sector and businesses.
Draft policy reviews and reports
Participate in public policy discussions
Provide consultancy and advice for businesses on relevant products and services
Initiate activities to enhance immigrant’s parents social participation and their agency.
Create a ‘Canadian pension industry study camp’ for parents to visit and learn
Call for parents to do charity by handcraft works
Establish direct channels for parents of all ethnic groups to exchange culture
Explore the businesses "Made in Canada"
Invite parents to comment on their travel experiences in Canada and create tour guides for families