Christmas at Mimico – Making New Community Memories in Canada

Lisa Settlement in the Community News

The annual Christmas celebration at Mimico Library, organised by the Library Settlement Partnership program, has become one of the yearly events that people look forward to attending the most. Claudia Montoya, Settlement Worker from CultureLink placed at Mimico Library, sees this event as a good opportunity to build shared memories. Such memories turn into a resource that strengthens the sense …

Ontario Museum Association (OMA) Annual Conference. By: Lisa Randall

Abdi Events, News, Settlement in the Community News, SWIS News

The Royal Ontario Museum invited CultureLink to join a panel at the recent OMA Conference held at the Novotel in Mississauga. The 2016 Conference was focused on “Diversity and Inclusion” and CultureLink’s Lisa Randall joined a panel with Jaclyn Qua-Hiansen of the ROM with Yasmine Mohamed of The Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) on the topic of “ROM Welcomes: Inviting …

community outreach and organizing group sessions at Lillian Smith Library and Mimico Library

ClaudiaR Settlement in the Community News

In the summer of 2016, the LSP program workers at Lillian Smith Library and Mimico Library were busy with community outreach and organizing group sessions. At the Mimico Library, the LSP worker have been hosting two different groups of English conversation circles – a beginner’s intermediate group on Fridays and the advanced group on Tuesdays.  Newcomers attended these sessions and …