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DIVERSEcity’s Immigrant Entrepreneur Program wins CANIE Award

April 21, 2020

Self-employment program wins award from the Innovators and Entrepreneurs Foundation Taiwan-born Florence Kao came to Canada in 2007… Read more

Prevention of Violence Against Women Week (April 12 – 18, 2020)

April 14, 2020

Domestic violence in isolation: A message from Neelam Sahota, CEO, DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society While social distancing by… Read more

Immigrant women’s sewing collective making masks for those in need

April 7, 2020

Surrey-based DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is donating $1,000 to the Intercultural Women’s Maker Society’s Cloth Facemask Initiative A… Read more

DIVERSEcity’s a recipient of generous donation from Shaw Communications to Community Food Centres Canada

March 25, 2020

As we all work to adjust our lives during the COVID-19 global pandemic, it’s important to remember that… Read more

What we’re doing about Covid-19: a message from CEO Neelam Sahota

March 18, 2020

Important information for staff, partners and clients about our response to COVID-19 and impact on DIVERSEcity programs and… Read more

DIVERSEcity presents a cheque for $500 to Shakti Society.

DIVERSEcity creates spaces and conversations for women on International Women’s Day

March 6, 2020

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a day about moving women’s equality forward, empowering other women, as well… Read more

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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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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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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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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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