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DIVERSEcity food hamper program helps food insecurity concerns in Surrey, with support from partner organizations

August 10, 2020

Food insecurity remains a significant concern during COVID-19. DIVERSEcity’s Newcomer Food Hamper program, generously supported by several partner… Read more

Everyone Belongs Here. Racism Does Not.

August 10, 2020

Anti-racism information social media campaign With issues of racism at a tipping point, it’s important we take the… Read more

Syrian refugee RISEs to the challenge with help from DIVERSEcity

July 30, 2020

How a Syrian refugee overcame multiple obstacles to find her place in Canada with support from DIVERSEcity’s RISE… Read more

Explore BC with the #DIVERSEcitysummer Photo Contest

July 27, 2020

Exploring Surrey and beyond this summer Summer 2020 may be going differently than imagined. With international travel out… Read more

Clothmask Initiative still growing strong and giving back

July 24, 2020

Enter to win a free clothmask in our new social media contest It has been about four months… Read more

Taking good care of yourself on International Self-Care Day

July 24, 2020

It’s International Self-Care Day on July 24, a day to recognize the importance of taking care of your… Read more

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To wrap up the Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2024, we want to highlight our Roots of Safety workshops that took place this week. Lead by Golnoosh, these workshops and the program itself emphasizes culturally appropriate safety planning between workers and immigrant and refugee women in a non-blaming, non-shaming and non-judgmental manner. For more information on the Roots of Safety program and our other gender-based violence resources, call 604-547-1202, email intake@dcrs.ca or visit www.dcrs.ca/our-services/gender-based-violence-services/ #forpeopleforcommunities #surreybc #Delta #victimsandsurvivorsofcrimeweek2024 #victimsandsurvivors #jagcanada ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Victoria Day long weekend! We hope you get out and enjoy the extra-long weekend. DIVERSEcity campuses will be closed and will reopen on Tuesday, May 21. #victoriaday2024 ... See MoreSee Less
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The Honourable Minister Marc Miller welcomed 40 new Canadian citizens from 18 countries at DIVERSEcity this week! Check out this video recap of the event. “Whatever dreams you bring here, they are possible, if you believe in the power of hard work, learning new skills and sharing ones you have already built,” says Neelam Sahota, CEO, DIVERSEcity. The Honourable Marc Miller adds, “it’s people like you around this room that will make this place better than it already is, and there’s always room for improvement.” Read the full story here: www.dcrs.ca/diversecity-hosts-its-first-citizenship-ceremony-during-citizenship-week/ Canadian Immigration and Citizenship Marc Miller #ImmigrationMatters #MyCitizenship #ForPeopleForCommunities #SurreyBC #Delta #Newton ... See MoreSee Less
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As Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2024 comes to an end tomorrow, we’d like to recognize all who bravely share their story, ask for help and help break cycles of abuse and stigma. To close the highlights of our Gender-Based Violence Services and resources, we want to share about our Stories of Strength program. Through the Stories of Strength program, you will receive culturally appropriate, trauma-informed training, coaching and ongoing support to facilitate open discussions within cultural communities about violence, particularly concerning women, men, seniors and youth. Become a Community Champion and be an active part of removing the stigma surrounding sexual violence and a steward in facilitating safe spaces for dialogue. Want a Community Champion to come speak to your community, reach out to us today! For more information, call 604-547-1202, email intake@dcrs.ca or visit www.dcrs.ca/our-services/gender-based-violence-services/ #ForPeopleForCommunities #SurreyBC #Delta #victimsandsurvivorsofcrimeweek2024 #victimsandsurvivors #JAGcanada ... See MoreSee Less
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Statistics Canada reported that in 2021, sexual assaults were up 15% in BC from the prior year. Here at DIVERSEcity we stand with, believe and support victims and survivors of sexual violence through our Sexual Violence Support Services. According to program coordinator Nishika, “Our trauma-aware and culturally safe approach ensures compassionate assistance for all individuals impacted by sexual violence. From accompaniments for legal, medical or justice appointments to referrals, resources, advocacy, learning options and emotional support, we are here for you on your healing journey.” DIVERSEcity’s Sexual Violence Support Services program is open to all individuals of all ages and all genders and orientations. Referrals can be self-done or through community organizations. For more information, call 604-547-1202, email intake@dcrs.ca or visit www.dcrs.ca/our-services/gender-based-violence-services/ #ForPeopleForCommunities #SurreyBC #Delta #VictimsandSurvivorsofCrimeWeek2024 #victimsandsurvivors #JAGcanada ... See MoreSee Less
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