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Celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day

June 27, 2020

Did you know that June 27 is Canadian Multiculturalism Day? The day gets a little overlooked sometimes because… Read more

Feeding the Soul at Home: a recipe book

June 26, 2020

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society published a recipe book in 2017 called Feeding the Soul* that shared some delicious,… Read more

Recognizing the stories of refugees on World Refugee Day

June 18, 2020

First Steps’ outreach worker Wasan Abdulrazzaq shares her journey of resilience June 20 is World Refugee Day, a… Read more

Future Leaders grad helps DIVERSEcity stay connected

May 28, 2020

Farqaleet Ali went from DIVERSEcity’s Future Leaders youth employment program to a job with DIVERSEcity as its computer… Read more

Community Garden tips: Regrowing vegetables from kitchen scraps

May 13, 2020

First she shared how to grow sprouts at home, now DIVERSEcity’s Community Gardens coordinator Sasikala Sridar is here… Read more

Seeing and supporting mothers during COVID-19 and beyond

May 8, 2020

DIVERSEcity CEO Neelam Sahota talks about supporting mothers at home and in the workplace for Mother’s Day On… Read more

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14 hours ago

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SPREAD THE WORD! DIVERSEcity is pleased to partner with Lifesaving Society BC & Yukon Branch, along with City of Delta - Local Government aquatic staff, to host a FREE Swim to Survive Workshop for Newcomers this Wednesday, July 24 at the Sungod Recreation Centre in Delta!SPREAD THE WORD! This class is for newcomers, and will be taught in Arabic, Punjabi and Mandarin through on-site interpreters.Spots are limited! Register here: forms.office.com/r/GqAmahQNya70% of fatal drownings in Canada occur in open water: stay safe in lakes, rivers, and oceans by being prepared and cautious. Knowledge and vigilance are key to enjoying the water safely. 🌅🏞️#NDPW2024 #lifesavingsociety#DrowningPrevention #DrowningIsPreventable ... See MoreSee Less
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DIVERSEcity’s B.U.I.L.D.S. Project and Vantage Point hosted their final training sessions for non-profit professionals driving their organizations forward. B.U.I.L.D.S. manager Sumaiyyah Adam celebrates that participants had the opportunity to not only strengthen their knowledge but also acquire practical skills that will empower them in their roles. By the end of the session, participants were able to: • Identify key challenges in building organizational capacity • Discover potential steps to enhance capacity through collaborative networks • Develop confidence in having transparent conversations about your goals within and outside your organization • Learn strategic steps to develop your and your organization’s networks With the sessions wrapping up, we are happy and grateful for the collaboration and partnership with Vantage Point and look forward to what the future holds. For more information, contact B.U.I.L.D.S. manager Sumaiyyah Adam at 604-307-6486, sadam@dcrs.ca or visit dcrs.ca/BUILDS #ForPeopleForCommunities #SurreyBC #BIPOC ... See MoreSee Less
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18 hours ago

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Only a few more days till you can hear and watch Moqadas's full story as well as others at the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership's Stories of Impact event happening July 24! You don't want to miss this! Save your spot here: www.eventbrite.ca/e/stories-of-impact-tickets-943807352197?aff=oddtdtcreator ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Are you looking for a job? Get help learning how to build your resumé and get the job you want! Happening on Wednesday, July 31, this hybrid workshop will help teach you useful skills to create a successful resumé and cover letter. Get empowered to enter the workforce! For more information contact Harman Gill at 604-306-6726, hgill@dcrs.ca or visit www.dcrs.ca/event-details/resume-and-job-search-workshop/ #forpeopleforcommunities #digitalliteracy #FREE ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Today is the first day of intake into our new Parent Group: Connection and Guidance at our Newton Town Centre Campus! With ongoing intake, this group is for any parent looking for community. Our parenting group offers a supportive community and expert guidance, equipping you with the knowledge and confidence to navigate the challenges and joys of parenting. Join us to build a stronger connection with your child and foster a nurturing family environment! Here are the important facts to know: • Delivered in English, with translation support available in Dari. Snacks and bus tickets are available. • Ongoing intake. Starts on July 21,2024, 11 am – 12:30 pm • At DIVERSEcity Newton Town Centre Campus #1107 – 7330 137 Street, Surrey, BC • Who's eligible? Parents who are looking for a community of support For more information call 604-547-2010, email intake@dcrs.ca or register here shorturl.at/QPG#forpeopleforcommunitiesi#parentgroupg#supportgroupg#surreybcr#DeltaD#Newtonewton ... See MoreSee Less
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