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Newcomers and volunteers working together to build more welcoming communities.

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New Research Project

Announcing our new IRCC-SDI research partnership with Western University, TD Bank Group, COSTI Immigrant Services, DIVERSEcity & Catholic Centre for Immigrants to learn about the impact of remote versus hybrid social support on newcomer settlement.

Podcast Episode 13: Aya Reflects on One Year in Canada

In this new #StoryOfAMatch episode, Aya, a newcomer in our program, reflects on her first year in Canada, the challenges of being a young newcomer, her education goals and the importance of social connections.

Listen on Apple, Spotify or GooglePodcasts.

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Together Project Impact Report

We are very excited to share with you Together Project’s first-ever annual impact report, which shares a snapshot of the work we’ve accomplished this year and our impact, as well as some of the stories shared by our volunteer and newcomer participants.

Podcast Episode 12: Feven on Building a Community For Newcomers

In this new podcast episode Feven, a newcomer participant and volunteer from our Welcome Group program, shares her experience building a community of support and how she is giving back by volunteering.

Listen to the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts.

Story of a Match – Aya on Newcomer Education

Aya is a 21 year-old Syrian newcomer who came to Canada in January 2021.

After being connected to Together Project through the Youth Change-Makers Initiative run by COSTI, she is being featured in our #StoryofaMatch series.

Read more to learn about Aya’s thoughts on her education in Canada.

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Vaccine Access Project Video

Learn how a team of Together Project volunteers empowered newcomers from the Crossroads Refugee Clinic Women’s College Hospital to overcome language and technology barriers to access COVID-19 vaccines through the #VaccineAccessProject.

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