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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

Easy Easter Project: Potato Stamp Easter Egg

April 10, 2020

Easter is this weekend and it will look a lot different than what we’re used to due to… Read more

Laura Mannix, Director, Community Development, DIVERSEcity in Surrey, BC

Laura Mannix named one of five Immigrant Women of Inspiration for 2020

April 9, 2020

Laura Mannix, DIVERSEcity’s director, Community Development, has been chosen as one of five Immigrant Women of Inspiration from… 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

Community Gardens: Making your own sprouts at home

March 30, 2020

While growing food at home hasn’t necessarily been top of mind for most Canadians, the COVID-19 pandemic shows… Read more

Celebrity chef Vikram Vij cooks with refugee women and children at DIVERSEcity’s First Steps program

February 7, 2020

First Steps welcomes restaurateur Vikram Vij for a cooking session Celebrity chef and restaurateur Vikram Vij is a… Read more

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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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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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Movement and activity can make you healthier and happier! At DIVERSEcity, we are pleased to start delivering the 12-week Choose to Move program, as a partner to Active Aging Society, University of British Columbia and Government of British Columbia. The free 12-week program provides older adults (age 55 and up) with the motivation and support to become more active. You will work with a trained activity coach to create a plan with activities you enjoy, like walking, yoga, gardening and more. You will also have a chance to meet new friends in eight dynamic group meetings. Our first session will be held in #punjabi, starting July 26, 2024. Future sessions will be held in English, too. To register, phone 778-549-2863 or email seniors@dcrs.ca Learn more about our services for seniors here: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/services-for-seniors/ #seniors #activeaging #seniorshub #forpeopleforcommunities #surreybc #Delta #seniors ... See MoreSee Less
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Empower your child in their STEM — science, technology, engineering and math —passion! Held every Saturday from October 19 – December 14, Power Girls provides hands-on engineering learning and digital literacy! Students will be empowered to build their own STEM project. Supplies are provided and language support could be provided where applicable. Space is limited, so register today! Registration deadline is October 12, 2024. Once the application is received, we will contact the applicants with further details. For more information email robeydi@dcrs.ca, phone 604-306-8412 or visit www.dcrs.ca/our-services/programs-for-children-and-families/power-girls-stem-program/ #forpeopleforcommunities #STEM #scienceprogram #childrenprograms ... See MoreSee Less
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DIVERSEcity’s Safe Haven program will be offering First Aid Level One training to refugee claimants on Friday, August 2, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, in-person at DIVERSEcity Surrey Community Campus. This course will teach you basic first aid and CPR skills and you will receive a certificate upon completion. Spanish language interpretation will be available. This is a FREE event. Please register here: forms.office.com/r/Y3GY8NqXtK #ForPeopleForCommunities #SurreyBC #refugeeclaimant #refugeesupport #training #firstaid ... See MoreSee Less
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