Canoeing adventure for Culturelink’s youth

Naadiya Sharmarke Uncategorised, Youth News, Youth Zone

CultureLink’s youth ages 12-29 participated in this amazing canoeing event organized by Youth in Action in collaboration with Sankofa and held on September 20, 2019. We appreciate the support of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the City of Toronto, and Park People who made this event possible, providing youth with their first opportunity to experience Canoeing in Canada. Park People …

Youth In Arts’s partnership with the University of Toronto Hart House Literacy

Naadiya Sharmarke Uncategorised, Youth News, Youth Zone

Congratulations on your well-deserved success Awais! Youth In Arts Program established an amazing partnership with the University of Toronto Hart House Literacy and Library Committee to run a book contest. Newcomer youth had the opportunity to read two books within three weeks to improve their English skills and for a chance to win gift cards. The youth attended three drop …

Seniors Empowering Seniors (SES)

Glen Uncategorised

CultureLink’s Community Services Department is proud to present the Seniors Empowering Seniors program (SES) funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). Seniors Empowering Seniors (SES) is a Community-based project inspired and led by seniors, created for racialized, low-income newcomer and immigrant seniors, living marginalized and in poverty in the South-Parkdale and West-End of Toronto. This project will provide an …

Artegration Makes Impact

Glen Syrian-related News, Uncategorised, Youth News

Artegration has grown sporadically over the last year and has planted its roots in many different areas throughout Toronto. The program continues to offer arts, homework help, leadership and recreational sessions in many different areas and successfully serving newcomer Syrian children between the ages of 6-12. In collaboration with the Nai Children’s Choir, the Artegration program offers programming at COSTI’s …

Sankofa Mural Painting

Glen Uncategorised, Youth News

The idea for the mural painting germinated from one of the Sankofa youth saying, ‘These walls are so boring?’ So, we painted one! The youth along with an artist facilitator, Gillian Mapp, embarked on the journey of crossing the bridge from reflecting on themes of self and community to presenting them in visual shapes. In 10 Sankofa Program Sessions, there …