Sector Tables & coalitions

  • The Immigrant Advisory Table consists of members who are former refugees and immigrants residing in Winnipeg. The Immigrant Advisory Table, provides input into the development of IPW’s Strategic Plan, ensures that IPW’s priorities are relevant to the newcomer communities’ needs in Winnipeg, and provide feedback on the implementation of the Strategic Plan

  • Established in 2018, the ICC works to advise IPW on all Indigenous related projects. They ensure that all aspects of projects are culturally informed and appropriate language and terms are used. 

  • The IPW Employment Sector Table is composed of employment stakeholders from various sectors that analyze, prioritize, build awareness around and act on key issues that influence the success, inclusion of newcomers in Winnipeg workplaces.

  • The Newcomer Ethnocultural Youth Council of Winnipeg (NEYCW) is a voluntary youth group established to get newcomer youth engaged in community with the ultimate goal of advising social, settlement organizations, governments, business community, unions, universities and colleges on needs and priorities of newcomer youth.  

  • The INEST is a group of respected community members of both Indigenous and Newcomer communities dedicated to enhance the building of bridges between newcomers and indigenous communities in Winnipeg. Together we work to create opportunities for partnership with members of the indigenous community and organizations serving indigenous communities to share commonalities, build solidarity, and address issues that negatively impact both communities.

  • The CEI Sector Table is an engaged, action-orientated, social justice rooted group that is dedicated to raising awareness about barriers to inclusion for newcomers, increasing newcomers participation in civic life, and bringing newcomer voices to decision makers. 

  • To work collaboratively with various stakeholders including community groups, settlement agencies, educational institutions, ethno-cultural communities, health & social service agencies and government to improve the educational outcomes of newcomer children and youth in the K-12 school system in Manitoba. This includes working to improve the success of newcomer children and youth in the areas of Literacy, Academics and Language (LAL), high school graduation and wellness, as well as ensuring that youth have the tools, supports and opportunities to pursue post-secondary education.