The Schlegel Centre is partnering with the Waterloo Region Immigration Partnership and other centres and departments at Laurier to improve settlement and inclusion services in the Region of Waterloo. (Read more about the full project.) As part of this larger initiative, we are facilitating a 'design lab' to bring together service providers, new Canadians, students and faculty to co-create and test new and innovative solutions to improve settlement outcomes.

A design lab, or innovation lab, is a space for information sharing, creativity and building new knowledge. Design labs apply an intentional process to develop and test new ideas.

Three Ways to Join

A. Choose the priorities

Choose up to three (3) key issues that should be the focus of the design lab team.

B. Get updates 

Sign up to receive updates on the design lab team's discussions and ideas and have opportunities to contribute your feedback directly to the team.

C. Be part of the team

Join the design lab team to work with others to co-create and test new ideas to improve settlement and inclusion services.

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Contact Us

Please contact us if you have questions, would like to share your feedback or have problems voting or signing-up for the design lab.

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