April 12, 2017 by Didi Korcheva
Last Friday, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen visited Fresh Voices, an initiative of Vancouver Foundation and the BC Representative for Children and Youth, whose mission is to offer a way for immigrant and refugee youth from across BC to engage in dialogue and action to identify and remove barriers to their success. Read more about the visit in the National Observer and visit Fresh Voices for information on how to get involved.
January 26, 2015 by Didi Korcheva
Three new programs will provide assistance to immigrant and refugee youth in the coming weeks:
– Girl Group: a program for immigrant and refugee girls attending high school in the North and West Vancouver school districts will run Thursday afternoons from January 22 to March 12 at NSMS: 207-123 East 15th St., North Vancouver;
– Expression! is an art camp for youth ages 8 to 12 on Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4 at the Hub at Chartwell Elementary;
– Get Connected is a seven-week program for youth aged 18 to 30 on Wednesday evenings starting on January 28 at the North Vancouver City Library.
For more information call (604) 988-2931 or visit North Shore Multicultural Society.
January 19, 2015 by Didi Korcheva
A peer support program, MY Circle, was founded by ISS of BC, to help bring together young immigrants and refugees facing issues of integration and help them overcome social isolation, communication barriers, racism, trauma, family conflict and lack of support. Contact the program at:
Burnaby/ New Westminster: 604-522 -5902 Ext. 1791
Coquitlam: 778-383-1438 Ext. 1903
Vancouver: 604-684-7498 Ext. 1611
Read more here.