Newcomers and volunteers working together to build more welcoming communities.
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.Read More
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.Watch Video
We are proud to partner with Cadillac Fairview to reduce newcomer social isolation through Together Project’s Welcome Group Program. Thank you for helping us build more welcoming and connected communities!Watch Video
We’re excited to share Aya’s #StoryofaMatch!
Aya is a 21-year-old newcomer to Canada who was previously living in China, but is originally from Syria.
This is the first of a series of updates from Aya over the course of her match with her Welcome Group volunteers.
Read more to learn about the beginning of Aya’s journey!Read More
Together Project has launched an education guide to assist refugee newcomer families in navigating the educational system.
This document provides matched volunteers with training, resources, and guidance around addressing newcomer families’ unique challenges with regards to their children’s education.
It includes an in-depth overview of how newcomers interact with the school system and the different challenge areas refugee newcomer parents may face when engaging in their children’s education.
This guide will help Welcome Group volunteers more effectively support newcomer families with a safe return to schools as part of the pandemic recovery.
View the guide here!