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DIVERSEcity receives recognition as a Living Wage employer

June 20, 2024

DIVERSEcity is certified by Living Wage for Families BC, operated by Vancity Community Foundation Supporting staff wellbeing is… Read more

Moses’s Story: A resilient survivor

June 19, 2024

On World Refugee Day, we share the inspiring story of Moses, who came to Canada as a refugee… Read more

New International Credentials Recognition Act — an important milestone

June 13, 2024

DIVERSEcity CEO Neelam Sahota attended a roundtable on June 12, 2024, hosted by Parliamentary Secretary for International Credentials… Read more

DIVERSEcity hosts its first Citizenship Ceremony during Citizenship Week

May 17, 2024

DIVERSEcity is deeply honoured to have hosted its first Citizenship Ceremony, marking a significant milestone in the community… Read more

The Story of a Welcome Group in Surrey, BC: “These volunteers were going above and beyond!”

April 15, 2024

Check out this blog post from the Together Project! In his role as Volunteer Coordinator at DIVERSEcity, Together… Read more

DIVERSEcity at WorkAbility: working together to create psychologically safe workplaces

April 11, 2024

Garrison Duke, COO, DIVERSEcity, speaks on panel on inclusive workplaces On April 10, 2024, Garrison Duke, COO, DIVERSEcity,… Read more

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DIVERSEcity
Supporting staff wellbeing is an important priority for DIVERSEcity under our Strategic Plan 2024–2029, and we’re proud to have been recently certified as a Living Wage Employer in BC. This certification, presented by Living Wage for Families BC, reflects our commitment to ensuring fair and equitable wages for all our employees. Anastasia French of Vancity Community Foundation, which operates the certification, visited DIVERSEcity Surrey Community Campus this week to present DIVERSEcity with plaque. “It’s important to ensure we have a workforce that makes a living wage,” said Neelam Sahota, Chief Executive Officer, DIVERSEcity, on accepting the plaque. “We want to take care of our staff who pour their heart into this work and ensure they are seen as equal partners in the mission of our organization.” As a certified Living Wage Employer, DIVERSEcity is adhering to a set standard that guarantees all employees, whether full time, part-time or temporary receive a wage that covers the cost of living in BC. This not only promotes employee wellbeing, but also fosters a positive work environment and reinforces our values as an organization. To learn more about working with DIVERSEcity, see our careers page at www.dcrs.ca/work-with-us/ Learn more about the certification here: www.livingwageforfamilies.ca/metro_vancouver_living_wage_employers #ForPeopleForCommunities #LivingWageEmployer ... See MoreSee Less
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We're at the National Indigenous Peoples Day event in Cloverdale today!This free event, hosted by the sǝmyámǝ (Semiahmoo), q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), and q̓ʷɑ̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen) First Nations — custodians of this land since time immemorial — offers a rich cultural exchange, featuring teachings and practices through art, music, storytelling, dance and more.Stop by our booth and say hi! We're here until 8 pm.Event Location: Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre at the Cloverdale FairgroundsAddress: 17728 64 Avenue#NationalIndigenousPeoplesDayP#NIPD2024 #cloverdalebco#surreybc #SurreyBC ... See MoreSee Less
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What an inspiring story featuring Khadija, who attends the First Steps and HIPPY program at DIVERSEcity."I found my way into community and friendships through programs for my children. They were my window to the outside world, and I owe First Steps and HIPPY my confidence and community building."#WorldRefugeeDay ... See MoreSee Less
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DIVERSEcity
Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day! As part of our 2024–2029 Strategic Plan, Truth and Reconciliation is one of our core priorities, as we strive to establish meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities and embed Indigenous knowledge into DIVERSEcity’s work. We encourage everyone to take time today to learn, listen and attend the National Indigenous Peoples Day event in Cloverdale. This free event, hosted by the sǝmyámǝ (Semiahmoo), q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), and q̓ʷɑ̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen) First Nations — custodians of this land since time immemorial — offers a rich cultural exchange, featuring teachings and practices through art, music, storytelling, dance and more. We'll be there with staff from DIVERSEcity and Surrey Local Immigration Partnership. Come stop by and say hi! #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay #NIPD2024 #CloverdaleBC #SurreyBC @CityofSurrey ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Safe Haven and RISE teams were so happy to see everyone's faces at#WorldRefugeeDayeeDay event at VPL today!Thank yoMulti-agency Partnership MAPp MAPVancouver Public Library Foundationation for making this event possib#forpeopleforcommunitiesi#surreybcr#Refugeesu#worldrefugeeday2024y2024 ... See MoreSee Less
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