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H.E.A.L. for Work program: Helene’s story

August 26, 2021

H.E.A.L. provides hope for women like Helene to succeed in the labour market in Canada Helene came to… Read more

Annual Report 2020-2021: Message from the CEO and Board President

August 12, 2021

DIVERSEcity’s Annual Report 2020–2021 is now available Read the Message from the CEO and Board President below and… Read more

DIVERSEcity receives funding for new gender-based violence work

August 6, 2021

Funding for new project: Roots of Safety: Centering Racialized Women in GBV Systems of Care Today, DIVERSEcity was… Read more

DIVERSEcity Skills Training Centre course in person at TriCities Work BC Centre

August 3, 2021

While most of our DIVERSEcity Skills Training Centre courses have been delivered online since COVID-19 restrictions came into… Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at DIVERSEcity coming in August

July 30, 2021

DIVERSEcity is excited to partner with Fraser Health to offer a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on August 12, 2021,… Read more

Kristi Pinderi is a finalist in the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

July 29, 2021

Kristi Pinderi, DIVERSEcity’s LBGTQ+ support worker and a human rights activist in BC and his home country of… Read more

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Receive community service grants of up to $1,500 with the DIVERSEyouth Community Service Project! Make new friends, win prizes and learn how to:• Write grant proposals and submit grant applications• Brainstorm community project ideas• Budget and manage community projectsWith partner TakingITGlobal, this three-week project helps youth (15–24) access community service grants of up to $1,500 to serve their communities through community-centered project ideas.October 26 to November 16, 2021Tuesdays, 4–5 pm, online via ZoomLearn more or register for this workshop series by visiting www.dcrs.ca/event-details/diverseyouth-community-service-project/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Master basic computer skills with this four-day course, offered by our Skills Training Centre!Become more efficient in email, search engines and more for your job and daily life. Subsidies from WorkBC may be available.All Skills Training Centre courses are taught by industry experts and are open to all jobseekers. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants.Sign up today!www.dcrs.ca/our-services/skills-training-centre/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to the three $1,000 Immigrant Entrepreneur Grant Award winners, announced by Lynne Brisdon, manager of YMCA of Greater Vancouver’s self-employment program last night at the Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair. And the winners are …Rethink2gether, a Canadian food sustainability consultancy based in Vancouver, offering food waste consulting expertise, technology and a certification program called the Pledge on Food Waste for hotels and restaurants. Learn more here www.rethink2gether.com/ The Food Story, a commercial kitchen operation featuring Syrian cuisine. Their food is available through catering services, on-demand food delivery and are expanding into specialty retail selections. Learn more here www.thefoodstorycuisine.com/Griottes Polyglottes, a French language training that is made easy and fun through theatre. Learn more here www.griottespolyglottes.com/Missed the event? Want to watch the speeches and presentations? It was all captured in live stream and can be viewed on our YouTube channel here: youtu.be/Up45gAg7Lus ... See MoreSee Less
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Upgrade your general administration skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint in this five-day course, offered by our Skills Training Centre. Create marketing materials, financial spreadsheets, learn email etiquette and more! Subsidies from WorkBC may be available.All Skills Training Centre courses are taught by industry experts an ared open to all jobseekers. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants.Sign up today!www.dcrs.ca/our-services/skills-training-centre/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Yesterday’s Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair left us all very inspired! Guest speakers Vikram Vij (Vij's & My Shanti) and Sam Mod (FreshWorks Studio) gave great tips on what it takes to start a business in Canada with some additional insight provided by our sponsors, including Startup Surrey, Women's Enterprise Centre and Futurpreneur Canada! We are so grateful for everyone who helped make the fifth annual Entrepreneur and Small Business Fair a success! Missed the event? Catch it all on our YouTube channel: youtu.be/Up45gAg7Lus ... See MoreSee Less
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