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Newcomers and volunteers working together to build more welcoming communities.

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Meet Welcome Group Program Volunteer Josh Arthurs!

We interviewed Josh Arthurs, Welcome Group volunteer and professor of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto-Scarborough.

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Free & Low-Cost March Break Camps for Newcomer Kids and Youth

Did you know that there are free and low-cost March Break camps for newcomer children and youth happening soon? Check out our list!

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Lunch and Learn at the Toronto Metropolitan Centre for Immigration & Settlement

Did you know that in the Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto, there’s a centre where you can learn about the latest research on refugees? 

Check out this Lunch and Learn at the Toronto Metropolitan Centre for Immigration & Settlement!

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Thank You, Interac!

Interac’s support will help Together Project make change in three interconnected ways: building refugee social connections, supporting refugee newcomer integration priorities, and amplifying community involvement in newcomer integration.

Thank you Interac for helping us build more welcoming communities across Canada!

Hellos & Goodbyes at Together Project

This month, we’re seeing some changes at Together Project!

Read more about it here.

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The Story of a Welcome Group in Surrey, BC: “These volunteers were going above and beyond!”

When Simar, the Volunteer Coordinator at DIVERSEcity, matched an Afghan newcomer family with a Welcome Group, the family found ways to practice their English, nurture a young boy’s love of soccer, and reunite with loved ones.

To find out more about this match, we interviewed Simar, the Volunteer Coordinator at DIVERSEcity, and Astrid and Ramandeep, two Welcome Group volunteers.

Check it out here!

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