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What's New

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Together Project works with our partners to host community events and programs that foster social inclusion.

Annual Newcomer Picnic with COSTI Immigrant Services

Together Project, COSTI Immigrant Services and City of Toronto hosted a summer picnic for 200 newcomers and volunteers in Dufferin Grove Park on June 23rd. It was a wonderful day filled with henna, gardening, soccer, and a special visit from Mayor John Tory. Thanks to TD FEF and the Province for their generous support!

Together Project at the TRCA Salmon Festival in Morningside Park

Newcomers see the salmon swimming upstream in Morningside Park. Thank you to the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) for the guided walk on September 30th. Thank you also to TD FEF for your generous support!

Together Project Welcomes Jean-Nicolas Beuze, UNHCR’s Representative in Canada 

Inspiring words from UNHCR’s Representative in Canada, Mr. Jean-Nicolas Beuze, at our Together Project event, “Ready to make a difference in the life of refugees? Equally ready to change your own life by welcoming refugees? Get involved with Together Project. We can all make a difference and get engaged!”

Community Events

We host community events in public spaces to welcome refugee newcomers to Canada.

Programs

We also work with our partners to host newcomer skills-building workshops and programs.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
Succeed Through Service Newcomer Hospitality Program

In partnership with The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, Together Project hosted The Ritz-Carlton Succeed Through Service Newcomer Hospitality Program for the second year in a row in summer 2018. Through the generous support of The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints team, this program provided an orientation to the hospitality sector for 25 refugee newcomers, ages 18 and above, with Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5 or higher. Classes met on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8:00 PM at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, from June 26th until August 7th. For more information please contact Together Project Director, Anna Hill at anna@togetherproject.ca.

Photo: YMCA Newcomer Youth Leadership Development Program

YMCA Newcomer Youth
Development Program

The YMCA Newcomer Youth Leadership Development (NYLD) program, in partnership with the Together Project, has launched a program for refugee youth aged 12-19 in the Thorncliffe community. This strength-based program offers youth the opportunity to meet new friends, practice their English, build their leadership skills and get involved in their new community.

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TD Newcomer Urban Nature Access Pass 2018

Together Project is connecting refugee newcomers to six nature-focused festivals and events in 2018 through the generous support of TD Friends of the Environment Foundation. This initiative provides refugee newcomers and welcome group volunteers with the opportunity to discover Toronto’s urban nature and culture.

Together Project’s events and programs for refugee newcomers are made possible by the generous support of our partners.  If your organization would like to get involved, please contact anna@togetherproject.ca.