Settlement is a two-way street…we thank community members like the Damji’s who have stepped up to help create home
When affordable housing is scarce and competitive in Waterloo Region, it disproportionately affects newcomers. Read about how a Waterloo landlord is making a difference.
Fall is a time for getting back into the swing of things. Gaining momentum after taking a pause for the summer. This season, we are launching forward by asking What moves you?
With a federal election around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect on what matters to you and your community. How do your actions and choices get us closer to a welcoming and connected community? The kind we all want to live in?
We spoke to various individuals about what moves them to strive for a more inclusive Waterloo Region.
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For many refugees, finally having the time and resources to attend to long ignored medical issues is their first priority. Lynne Griffiths-Fulton reflects on our healthcare system through a newcomer lens.
We are gaining momentum this fall by asking What moves YOU? Ride for Refuge Team Captain, Andreea Willson, reflects on her time as a refugee and her role as Life Skills Support Worker at Reception House.
The community meal host program recruits neighbours, service groups or others to bring and share a meal as a gesture of welcome.
Ride or walk in support of charities who provide refuge.
Our Summer Newsletter is here! Read our Manager of Community Engagement's reflection: World Refugee Day - a time to practice empathy Interns Contribute to our thriving community: hear about their experiences Meet our volunteer Award winners I am your neighbour photo...
Many of our new neighbours have untold stories, have endured heartbreak and loss, and yet their very presence in our communities is a testament to human resilience…