Summer Settlement Program – Orientations for Newcomers Across the Lifespan

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For the month of July, CultureLink runs an exciting, intensive Summer Settlement Program (SSP) that provides a range of orientations for newcomers across the lifespan. Our youth activities – to name a few –  include leadership and team-building workshops, youth theatre for leadership in St. Jamestown, a youth volunteer fair, several cycling orientations including bike rides around the community, urban …

NOW Peer Leader uses NOW as her stepping stone to success!

ClaudiaR Settlement Workers in Schools News

By Barbora Gomezova Priya’s dedicated efforts to NOW program along with her other community involvement has led her to be the recipient of numerous scholarships and bursaries such as the Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism, the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Volunteer Award, Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Award, the Merit Award and many more. Her positive contributions towards her community …

Newcomer Orientation& Homework Club Ryerson Community School

Lisa Settlement Workers in Schools News

Ryerson Community School is located on Denison Avenue in the heart of Toronto’s Chinatown, and on the south side of Kensington Market, in the former City of Toronto. In partnership with Culturelink Settlment Workers in Schools Program (SWIS) since the program start in 2000, we have a long collaborative history and stable partnership in providing a good quantity and quality …

Visek Day at John English Junior Middle School

Lisa Settlement Workers in Schools News

Visek Day is a Buddhist celebration honouring the birthday of Budha and celebrated world-wide. It focuses on the tenants of Buddhism including compassion, peace and goodwill. Celebrations include cultural performances, plays and public messages given by religious and community leaders. Some celebrations include doing acts of charity such as donating to the poor or releasing caged animals.   May 27th, …

St. Mary’s Visit to the Zoo

NYC Settlement Workers in Schools News

On Apr 29, students from St. Mary’s Secondary TCDSB visited the pandas at Toronto Zoo. Most of the students are newcomers and international students. They enjoyed a stroll by the lions and polar bears and also visited the Pandas. Special thanks to guidance counselor Ms Mary Birch for organizing all the details, and the Principal, Mr Aguiar for supporting CultureLink’s Settlement …