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Newcomer Youth at Aurora Winter Festival

Naadiya Sharmarke Youth News, Youth Zone

Youth In Arts is an after school program that offers art-related and community connections workshops. Youth in Action is a similar program with recreational and healthy-living activities. Both programs are aimed at newcomer and refugee youth. Through different approaches to social and cross-cultural integration, their goal is to facilitate the settlement and community engagement of their participants. Isolation is a …

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English Conversation Circle for Seniors

CultureLink Youth News

The Conversation Circles for Seniors’ Project (CCFS) is a program made for seniors, led and designed also by seniors. Our goal is to empower vulnerable immigrant seniors. With this program, we aim to enhance this group’s inclusion and participation in the community. Because by helping them better integrate into society, we also help them improve their safety and well-being. According …

Youth Construction Networking Event – BOLT Speak Out

Naadiya Sharmarke Youth News, Youth Zone

On October 8th, 2019 the SYS Program (Skills for Youth Success) collaborated with Tridel & the BOLT Foundation to help youth exploring construction careers in the fields of Health & Safety, Carpentry, Development, & Project Management. BOLT Foundation informed our young people about on scholarships, and opportunities for those who wish to pursue a post-secondary program in construction Testimonial  “I …

Newcomer Youth Soccer Game

Naadiya Sharmarke Youth News, Youth Zone

During September and October, CultureLink’s Children & Youth Centre hosted multiple soccer games for newcomer youth between 14 to 25 years of age.  The games were a huge success and brought many benefits for participants, for example: Being part of a team; working with collaboration and cooperation. Developing leadership skills  Practicing English  Every two weeks, the team gathered at the …

Canoeing adventure for Culturelink’s youth

Naadiya Sharmarke Uncategorised, Youth News, Youth Zone

Youth in Action, in collaboration with Sankofa, offered a Canoeing event on September 20th for youth ages 12-29. We appreciate the support of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the City of Toronto, and Park People who made this event possible. They allowed us to provide youth the opportunity to experience Canoeing for the first time in Canada. The event was …