Local Immigration Partnerships are collaborative by their very definition. The Sarnia-Lambton LIP works closely with a number of initiatives which are related to the community’s Settlement Strategy but independent of the LIP. Representation on these groups helps to maintain LIP Council’s connection with them and provides a forum to advocate for immigrant and newcomer needs.
Equity and Inclusive Education (EIE) Committee
The purpose of the Equity and Inclusive Education Committee is to provide feedback on and assist in the implementation of the Diversity and Religious Accommodation Policy created by the Lambton-Kent District School Board (LKDSB) which is in response to Ontario’s Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy. The committee is comprised of organizations and individuals from both Lambton and Kent Counties.
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Sarnia-Lambton Committee Against Trafficking of Women and Children
The Committee Against Trafficking of Women and Children is comprised of individuals and organizations concerned with and working to address the problem of human trafficking in Sarnia-Lambton. The Committee works to increase public awareness of the issue locally and is in the midst of coordinating the development of a community-wide protocol for supporting and assisting victims of human trafficking in Sarnia-Lambton. Visit their website for more information.
Workforce 2020 is Sarnia-Lambton’s workforce action plan, spearheaded by the Sarnia-Lambton Workforce Development Board (SLWDB). Through extensive community consultations, this action plan consists of 3 key priorities and 6 strategic actions that, when implemented, will ensure that by the year 2020, Sarnia-Lambton will have a strong labour force to support a thriving economy.
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