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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.

GTA Youth Volunteers Plant 200 Tree Saplings

Together Project, COSTI Immigrant Services, and the Toronto Region Conservation Authority would like to thank our youth volunteers for planting 200 saplings in Phyllis Rawlinson Park. Thanks for making the GTA a little bit greener!

Toronto Newcomer Day in Nathan Phillips Square

Together Project was honoured to take part in Toronto Newcomer Day on May 28th.  We loved connecting with newcomer friends, prospective volunteers, and partnership organizations. A special thanks to the City of Toronto for hosting the event and for welcoming Newcomers to Toronto with activities and entertainment.

The Ritz-Carlton Orientation Program 

In partnership with The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, Together Project is pleased to announce The Ritz-Carlton Succeed Through Service Newcomer Hospitality Training Program for refugee newcomers. Through the generous support of the Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints team, this program will provide an introduction to the hospitality industry for 20 refugee newcomers ages 18 and above. Please download the application guidelines here.

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 is please to announce The Ritz-Carlton Succeed Through Service Newcomer Hospitality Program. Through the generous support of The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints team, this program will provide an orientation to the hospitality sector for 20 refugee newcomers, ages 18 and above, with Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5 or higher. Classes will meet on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8:00 PM at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, from June 19th until July 31st. Applications are currently being accepted and will be reviewed in order of receipt. The final submission deadline is Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Please review the application guidelines and email your submission to 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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Connecting Refugee Newcomers to Nature-Focused Festivals and Events

With Arab Community Centre of Toronto, Together Project connected refugee newcomers to six nature-focused festivals and events in 2017.  Through the generous support of TD Common Ground, this initiative provided 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.