Leading the Way: Past Directors

From the start, ISANS has been led by people who are dedicated, skilled, hard-working, compassionate and professional. In the beginning, their challenges were to manage with very limited resources, few partners and not much experience in the immigrant settlement field. These pioneers set the tone by focusing on clients, working … Read more

The Early Days of MISA

In the early days, Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association (MISA, one of the predecessors of ISANS) moved a few times, but many people still remember the office at 1541 Barrington Street, where services were delivered for many years. In the early 80s, services focused on helping refugees to adapt to their … Read more