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Building skills and connections for Ukrainian newcomers

December 12, 2022

South Fraser Refugee Readiness Team collaborated with DIVERSEcity Skills Training Centre to bring the FoodSafe course to newcomer… Read more

Business incubator helps diverse entrepreneurs plan, launch and grow their ideas

December 2, 2022

DIVERSEcity and Canadian Western Bank partner to support immigrant and BIPOC entrepreneurs build businesses About one in 10… Read more

Sharing the stories of women survivors through DIVERSEcity’s Survivor-Centered Systems of Care Project

December 1, 2022

We’re in the #16days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, a time to talk about the realities of gender-based… Read more

Attend a webinar to learn more about CELPIP

November 17, 2022

Want to learn more about the CELPIP Test for permanent residency and citizenship? Attend a free informational webinar… Read more

Farewell to Karen Alvarez Torres

November 4, 2022

Karen Alvarez Torres, manager, language & literacy programs, retires After seven years as DIVERSEcity’s manager, Language & Literacy… Read more

DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair was an evening of energy, inspiration & innovation

October 20, 2022

Plus, award winners were announced in DIVERSEcity’s new Business Pitch Competition It’s #SmallBusinessWeek, a time to recognize and… Read more

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Save the date! This Black History Month, DIVERSEcity, with support from the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, is launching its first annual Black in BC event to celebrate Black excellence in Surrey and Metro Vancouver. Through inspirational speakers, a panel discussion, musical presentations and more, the empowering event will: • Celebrate the achievements, cultures and contributions of Black Canadians • Recognize and honour Black history in Canada • Inspire dialogue, learning and support for Black achievement, including for new immigrants and refugees Held on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 3–7 pm at Surrey City Hall, we are currently busy planning the event and will be announcing speakers, entertainment and sponsors soon! Learn more and pre-register here: www.dcrs.ca/BlackinBC #BlackHistoryMonth #BHM #EveryoneBelongsHere ... See MoreSee Less
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DIVERSEcity’s Caregiver Support Program, in partnership with Fraser Health, hosted a mental health and wellness workshop for caregivers and older adults to share useful tools we can use to overcome stress, anxiety and burnout. Thank you to Fraser Health for partnering with us! Learn more about our services for seniors and caregivers: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/services-for-seniors/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you a newcomer family in Surrey or Delta? Our multicultural outreach workers can support your child’s early education and wellbeing through: • Fun play-based activities such as games, singing and arts and crafts • A 12-week reading program to prepare for elementary school • Access to parenting workshops and community resources • And even home visits! Register for the Multicultural Outreach Program for Families today. Services are offered in English, Arabic, Punjabi and Tigrinya. Learn more at: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/programs-for-children-and-families/multicultural-outreach-programs/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Six years ago, six people lost their lives and 19 others were injured in the tragic attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in Sainte-Foy. Today, on the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action against Islamophobia, let’s remember the victims and their families whose lives were changed forever because of #Islamophobia and #racism. To learn more about this day and how you can stand up to hate and racism, read about the Green Square Campaign here: www.nccm.ca/greensquare/ The green square represents the green carpets of the Quebec City mosque, where the victims were attacked. ... See MoreSee Less
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Dealing with grief and loss is never easy. But you don’t have to do it alone. Our clinical counsellors are here to help you through the grieving process with a three-week online Grief and Mental Health Webinar Series. Sessions take place on February 8, 15 & 22 from 5–6 pm. Everyone is welcome! To register, please call 604-547-1202, email intake@dcrs.ca or visit forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=qJvdGGXJREWdYnexuUrni69Vun_XuKBIrmYJ5VEB46NUNDVPNlZIO... ... See MoreSee Less
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