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Upkar Singh Tatlay is elected as President of expanded DIVERSEcity Board of Directors at AGM

October 4, 2021

New Board slate is elected at DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society’s 43rd Annual General Meeting At DIVERSEcity Community Resources… Read more

CWB Women Makers and Creators Award winner Bita Jamalpour.

Resilience, creativity, ambition — three words that describe the women entrepreneurs from the CWB Business Incubator for Women Makers and Creators

September 23, 2021

Winners announced in inaugural CWB Women Makers and Creators Awards Every immigrant has an emotional story about their… Read more

DIVERSEcity receives funding for new gender-based violence work

August 6, 2021

Funding for new project: Roots of Safety: Centering Racialized Women in GBV Systems of Care Today, DIVERSEcity was… Read more

Canada Day 2021: a time to reflect

June 30, 2021

This year on Canada Day, July 1, let’s pause, learn and reflect, and stand in solidarity with Indigenous… Read more

Seniors go digital with DIVERSEcity’s Seniors TechConnect: a tablet loaning library

June 3, 2021

DIVERSEcity receives support from federal government, United Way and Surrey Libraries for its Seniors TechConnect tablet loaning library!… Read more

BC Multiculturalism Grant helps support DIVERSEcity’s Together Now program

April 20, 2021

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society has been awarded a BC Multiculturalism grant of $5,000 toward its Together Now LGBTQ+… Read more

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3 days ago

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DIVERSEcity CEO Neelam Sahota was featured in Darpan Magazine's Women of Influence special in 2021 during the pandemic. Darpan is celebrating her and other past winners at their inaugural gala this year. Check it out below! ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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The small joys in life! Our smiling RISE program kids with their new bikes, thanks to our partnership with Our Community Bikes Pedal Society! RISE families received bicycles so they can enjoy playing around all year round and go on great adventures!We want to say a huge thank you to Our Community Bikes for their generosity and kindness! They are doing amazing work, and the RISE team is glad to have partnered with them.DIVERSEcity's Refugee & Immigrant Specialized Experience (RISE) program supports newcomer families who are experiencing complex and multiple challenges in settling into their new community. We provide safe and specialized case management in first languages. Learn more here: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/programs-for-refugees/rise-program/#EveryoneBelongsHere #ImmigrationMatters #welcomerefugees #refugees #biking #SurreyBC ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

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Are you studying sport management, sport administration, health, physical education, kinesiology, human kinetics or recreation? Looking for an exciting opportunity to get experience and make an impact this summer? DIVERSEcity is currently inviting applications for a volunteer SportWORKS Officer position for our new Sport for Newcomers Surrey Initiative, in partnership with Commonwealth Sport Canada.This is a four-month, full-time volunteer position starting on April 1, 2023, in Surrey with a monthly living allowance of $1,500. It requires attendance at a pre-departure training session on March 30, 2023, in Ottawa, Ontario, with travel expenses paid. Get the full details at www.dcrs.ca/volunteer/ Tagging for reach: Surrey Local Immigration Partnership NewToBC Recreation Surrey SFU Surrey SFU Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology UBC Kinesiology Undergraduate Society UBC School of Kinesiology Douglas College Sports Institute KPU Sport & Rec ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

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Save the date! This Black History Month, DIVERSEcity, with support from the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, is launching its first annual Black in BC event to celebrate Black excellence in Surrey and Metro Vancouver. Through inspirational speakers, a panel discussion, musical presentations and more, the empowering event will: • Celebrate the achievements, cultures and contributions of Black Canadians • Recognize and honour Black history in Canada • Inspire dialogue, learning and support for Black achievement, including for new immigrants and refugees Held on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 3–7 pm at Surrey City Hall, we are currently busy planning the event and will be announcing speakers, entertainment and sponsors soon! Learn more and pre-register here: www.dcrs.ca/BlackinBC #BlackHistoryMonth #BHM #EveryoneBelongsHere ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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DIVERSEcity’s Caregiver Support Program, in partnership with Fraser Health, hosted a mental health and wellness workshop for caregivers and older adults to share useful tools we can use to overcome stress, anxiety and burnout. Thank you to Fraser Health for partnering with us! Learn more about our services for seniors and caregivers: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/services-for-seniors/ ... See MoreSee Less
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