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SurreyCares supports DIVERSEcity’s food access initiatives with grant from the Emergency Community Support Fund

August 26, 2020

SurreyCares Community Foundation and the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) have provided a total of… Read more

DIVERSEcity food hamper program helps food insecurity concerns in Surrey, with support from partner organizations

August 10, 2020

Food insecurity remains a significant concern during COVID-19. DIVERSEcity’s Newcomer Food Hamper program, generously supported by several partner… Read more

Youth Expressions! program launches with funding from the Emergency Community Support Fund

July 13, 2020

Youth Expressions! A new kind of youth program helps vulnerable, diverse youth build their confidence, connections and mental… Read more

Immigrant Entrepreneur Program accepts CANIE Award at virtual ceremony: video

June 9, 2020

DIVERSEcity’s Immigrant Entrepreneur Program was recently honoured with the CANIE British Columbia Region Winner for the Enterprise Support Award… Read more

Statement on anti-Black racism from DIVERSEcity’s leadership team

June 3, 2020

“It’s not enough to just condemn racism. We must all act and be actively anti-racist.” As a champion… Read more

DIVERSEcity to receive donation for emergency food aid in the wake of COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Good Food Access Fund Grant helps DIVERSEcity provide food directly to vulnerable families in Surrey, BC DIVERSEcity Community… Read more

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17 hours ago

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Receive community service grants of up to $1,500 with the DIVERSEyouth Community Service Project! Make new friends, win prizes and learn how to:• Write grant proposals and submit grant applications• Brainstorm community project ideas• Budget and manage community projectsWith partner TakingITGlobal, this three-week project helps youth (15–24) access community service grants of up to $1,500 to serve their communities through community-centered project ideas.October 26 to November 16, 2021Tuesdays, 4–5 pm, online via ZoomLearn more or register for this workshop series by visiting www.dcrs.ca/event-details/diverseyouth-community-service-project/ ... See MoreSee Less
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22 hours ago

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Master basic computer skills with this four-day course, offered by our Skills Training Centre!Become more efficient in email, search engines and more for your job and daily life. Subsidies from WorkBC may be available.All Skills Training Centre courses are taught by industry experts and are open to all jobseekers. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants.Sign up today!www.dcrs.ca/our-services/skills-training-centre/ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Congratulations to the three $1,000 Immigrant Entrepreneur Grant Award winners, announced by Lynne Brisdon, manager of YMCA of Greater Vancouver’s self-employment program last night at the Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair. And the winners are …Rethink2gether, a Canadian food sustainability consultancy based in Vancouver, offering food waste consulting expertise, technology and a certification program called the Pledge on Food Waste for hotels and restaurants. Learn more here www.rethink2gether.com/ The Food Story, a commercial kitchen operation featuring Syrian cuisine. Their food is available through catering services, on-demand food delivery and are expanding into specialty retail selections. Learn more here www.thefoodstorycuisine.com/Griottes Polyglottes, a French language training that is made easy and fun through theatre. Learn more here www.griottespolyglottes.com/Missed the event? Want to watch the speeches and presentations? It was all captured in live stream and can be viewed on our YouTube channel here: youtu.be/Up45gAg7Lus ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Upgrade your general administration skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint in this five-day course, offered by our Skills Training Centre. Create marketing materials, financial spreadsheets, learn email etiquette and more! Subsidies from WorkBC may be available.All Skills Training Centre courses are taught by industry experts an ared open to all jobseekers. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants.Sign up today!www.dcrs.ca/our-services/skills-training-centre/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Yesterday’s Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair left us all very inspired! Guest speakers Vikram Vij (Vij's & My Shanti) and Sam Mod (FreshWorks Studio) gave great tips on what it takes to start a business in Canada with some additional insight provided by our sponsors, including Startup Surrey, Women's Enterprise Centre and Futurpreneur Canada! We are so grateful for everyone who helped make the fifth annual Entrepreneur and Small Business Fair a success! Missed the event? Catch it all on our YouTube channel: youtu.be/Up45gAg7Lus ... See MoreSee Less
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