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AMSSA and its member agencies and stakeholders organize public community events, workshops for newcomers to Canada as well as professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences for (re)settlement, language training diversity and inclusion sector employees.

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2021 City of Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium

October 18 @ 8:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm

2021 City of Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium Poster

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2021 City of Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium is now open!

The 2021 City of Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium is a free, week-long, virtual conference for professionals, volunteers and community members interested in learning, sharing and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in their communities. This year’s symposium will be held remotely from October 18 to 22, 2021.
Presented by the City of Richmond, this year’s Virtual Diversity Symposium aims to equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to build diverse, equitable and inclusive communities.

Who is the Symposium for?
The Symposium is intended for people who work in the field of diversity and inclusion, such as professionals and volunteers from various municipal departments, not-for-profit groups, social service organizations, private sector and academic institutions.

Accessibility:
We strive to host an inclusive and accessible event that enables individuals of all abilities to engage fully in our sessions. Please indicate on the session registration page if you require ASL or closed captioning, and we will do our best to accommodate your request. For inquiries about accessibility, please contact Aliez Kay-Kuzik, Inclusion Coordinator, at diversitysymposium@richmond.ca or 604-276-4104.

Registration:
To register, please go to www.richmond.ca/diversity.

Details

Start:
October 18 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 22 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

City of Richmond

Ongoing Community Events/Programs

Newcomer Employment Program
Options Community Services
Beginning on 12th October 2021

Restaurant Management Training
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS)
Beginning on 18th October 2021

Family Resource Programs
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Fall-Winter 2021 September to December

Creekside Baby Time
Creekside Community Centre
Fridays, October 1st to November 26, 2021 | 10:00-11 a.m.

Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Six sessions from September 23 to October 28, 2021- Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Job Search & Personal Development Workshops For Newcomers With Disabilities
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS)

Men, family and Community
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
September 21st to November 30th, 2021
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00am to 2:00pm
Please complete and submit your registration form to: jesusg@kiwassa.ca

Dads at Play
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Saturdays 10:00 to 11:30 am

Childcare Career Exploration
YMCA
Fridays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Conversations For Success: Colour Your Way Home
YMCA
Tuesdays 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Women’s Fitness Connection
YMCA
Thursdays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Youth Fitness Connection
YMCA
Saturdays 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Employment Support for Youth Newcomers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS)

H.E.A.L Employment Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Introduction to Roofing Trades Program
RCABC Educational Foundation

Online Learning for Migrant Workers in BC
ISSofBC

S.A.H.A.R.A Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

LEADS Program
WorkBC Vancouver Midtown

12 Steps Addiction Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Thursdays- Online

Women Self-Defense
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 am

Addiction & Mental Health Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Sundays 7:30 pm

ASPIRE Toastmasters Club
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Tuesdays 7 pm

Daily Food Distribution
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Everyday 5:30 pm