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Supporting youth at risk of gang violence

May 19, 2022

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (May 15–21, 2022): Discussing issues facing diverse victims of crimes and culturally… Read more

Supporting intercultural women survivors of violence with a culturally safe framework

May 17, 2022

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (May 15–21, 2022): Discussing issues facing diverse victims of crimes and culturally… Read more

Supporting women survivors of violence

May 16, 2022

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (May 15–21, 2022): Discussing issues facing diverse victims of crimes and culturally… Read more

Supporting children and youth who have experienced violence

May 15, 2022

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (May 15–21, 2022): Discussing issues facing diverse victims of crimes and culturally… Read more

Volunteers build communities with empathy and heart

April 25, 2022

Celebrating DIVERSEcity’s Volunteer Program It’s National Volunteer Week (April 24–30) in Canada, and this year’s theme is “Empathy… Read more

Women turning talent into entrepreneurship

April 21, 2022

Two DIVERSEcity clients from the CWB Business Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs have been hitting the craft market circuit… Read more

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If you are one of DIVERSEcity’s LINC students, and need additional practice speaking in English, weekly in-person Conversation Circles are now available at DIVERSEcity Newton Town Centre Campus on Tuesdays, 12:30–1:30 pm. Or join us online via Zoom on Fridays, 9:30–10:30 am. Talk to your LINC instructor to register! ... See MoreSee Less
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It's Canadian Citizenship Week (May 23–29, 2022) — a time to celebrate the rights and responsibilities shared by all Canadian citizens. At DIVERSEcity, we're proud to prepare the country's newest citizens through our Canadian Citizenship Preparation and Civic Engagement Course!This 10-week course helps you understand topics that will be covered on the citizenship test, including Canadian culture, history, geography, politics and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.Here's a photo of some participants in our current course session, studying together via Zoom. Registration for our next course session will be announced in summer 2022. Learn more at www.dcrs.ca/our-services/citizenship-preparation/#MyCitizenship #ImmigrationMatters #CitizenshipWeek ... See MoreSee Less
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Today let's remember that on May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru steamship arrived in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet with South Asian passengers hoping for a better life in Canada.They were not allowed to depart the ship due to racist policies, resulting in tragic circumstances for those on board. It's a dark chapter in Canada’s history that we need to remember so that we never repeat it. #KomagataMaruOn May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru steamship arrived in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet. The passengers had boarded the ship in hopes of a better life in Canada.Instead, the passengers—who were Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus of South Asian origin—were told they could not set foot in Canada, due to discriminatory immigration policies at the time. In 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a formal apology in the House of Commons for the Government of Canada's role in the tragic Komagata Maru incident. Today, we remember this dark chapter in Canadian history and the tragedies that can stem from prejudice and intolerance. Read Minister Hussen’s statement here:www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/news/2022/05/statement-by-minister-hussen-on-the-komagata-maru...#KomagataMaru#GCAntiRacism ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Hooray! Our well-loved cooking classes are finally back IN-PERSON at our DIVERSEcity Surrey Community Campus (13455 76 Avenue, Surrey, BC)! Join Leo Ramirez, our Community Kitchen coordinator, for a four-week cooking class so you can upgrade your skills in the kitchen and learn healthy affordable recipes to try with your family. Two sessions available, from 1–4 pm: - Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16 and 23 - Fridays, June 3, 10, 17 and 24 Priority given to low-income parents with children aged 0–6 and seniors. Register now! Call 604-547-1325, email kitchen@dcrs.ca, or visit dcrs.ca/food. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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Today is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. NewToBC helps us learn more about it!Today is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. Canada’s growth was, and is, driven by the diverse cultures that have come to call this country, home. Our multiculturalism and diversity are legally protected. This has given each of us an opportunity to learn and grow intellectually, emotionally, morally and spiritually. Accepting and recognizing that cultural diversity is conducive to dialogue among civilizations and cultures, respect and mutual understanding.Learn 4 Reasons Why World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development Should be Celebrated: newtobc.ca/news-and-events/blog/cultural-diversity-day/ ... See MoreSee Less
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