Serving Syrian Refugees: ClutureLink teams up with YMCA

The aim of this collaboration was to provide a space for Syrian Newcomer Youth and Families to come together, share their experiences and struggles, build ties with the broader Canadian community, and have access to a series of facilitators and supports that can assist them navigate their Settlement journey in a new country. Under the title: “You Belong in Canada”, different workshops …

Drama Sessions for Syrian Newcomer Women

Tanya SWIS News, Syrian-related News

In an attempt to break the isolation for Syrian Newcomer Women, CultureLink’s Settlement Workers in Schools program is partnering with a professional Syrian women in Drama; Mania Elendari and Auntie Amal Community Centre to provide training sessions mostly focused on Art and Drama and other topics suggested by the Syrian Newcomer Women. The idea of providing such training sessions is …

Theatre Centre Project Thriving

Rubina Afsar SWIS News, Syrian-related News

The Syrian Men’s Mentorship Circle attended the Peggy Baker dance show, Split Screen.  Many of the men had never been to a dance show before and found the experience to be interesting. Walid Sarjin catered the event and The Theatre Centre was so impressed by his cooking, they asked him to come back to prepare the July Community Meal for …

Nai Kids Choir Performed at the House of Commons

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  To commemorate the first anniversary of the first plane of Syrian refugees arriving in Canada, the Toronto based Nai Syrian Children’s Choir, comprising of recently arrived refugee children from Syria, performed at the House of Commons at an event organized by Mr. Arif Virani, MP, Parkdale-High Park and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. The …