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Faces of Humanity Exhibit

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Imagine leaving your home, able to take only what you can carry, and walking for as many as 14 days to reach safety. This is the journey many of those who have fled violence in Myanmar have taken.

Since August 25, 2017, over 688,000 displaced people have arrived in Bangladesh. They are living in overcrowded, makeshift settlements, and the majority of them are women and children.
The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, including the Canadian Red Cross, was quick to respond to this crisis, providing much-needed food, clean drinking water, shelter and healthcare.

Join the Canadian Red Cross for Faces of Humanity 2018, a multimedia exhibit that will immerse you into the current crisis in Bangladesh. Faces of Humanity tells the story of Canadian Red Cross aid workers and their international partners, from all walks of life. Hear from doctors, nurses, engineers, electricians, administrators and social workers who provide assistance to the most vulnerable people.

Take a journey into a disaster response with the Red Cross, and experience the power of humanity.

When: March 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Address: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

For more information, please email: joanne.abshire@redcross.ca

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4 Canada
+ Google Map
Phone:
604-879-0154
Website:
http://www.croatiancentre.com/


Ongoing Community Events / Programs

June 2018 Workshops
ISSofBC

Literacy and Essential Skills Training Program
ISSofBC
For IT professionals seeking career advancement in Canada
Read the brochure by clicking here
10-week course from June – August, 2018 

Youth Summer School
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
For Youth Ages 13 – 18 years
Starting July 3, 2018; 8 weeks, 3 days a week for 2 hours

Digital Storytelling
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
10 Session for Ages Between 12 – 18 years
July 5 – August 7, 2018 (Mondays and Thursdays)
10:30 AM – 12:30 AM

ASPIRE Case Management Workshops
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
Free Training Sessions for Ages 18+

Workshop 1: Trauma (July 13)
Workshop 2: Case Management Training (July 14)
Workshop 3:  Conflict and Resources (July 16)

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Course
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Microloans Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Finances for Newcomer Women with Children
Family Services of Greater Vancouver

Yarn Circle
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
(Wednesdays)

Moving Ahead (Tri-Cities & Maple Ridge)
ISSofBC

Income Assistance Outreach Tuesday
ISSofBC
(First 3 Tuesdays every month)

Free Multicultural Peer Support Group – For Immigrant and Refugee Women
ISSofBC

SOS Health and Settlement Orientation Group
ISSofBC – Settlement Orientation Services

After School Club!
Kamloops Immigrant Services

Welcoming Neighbours
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

Family Support Worker in Your Neighbourhood
All families with children 0-5 years old welcome
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House

Food Security & Sustainable Living – Workshops and Potluck
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
First Tuesday of every month 

Refugee Training and Employment Program – BC Alliance for Manufacturing
MOSAIC

Fast-track to IT (FIT)-Youth Program
MOSAIC

Settlement Online Pre-Arrival Program 
MOSAIC
For pre-landed immigrants to find and retain employment

HIPPY Program for Multicultural Parents
MOSAIC

Immigrant Women’s Employment Readiness Connections Program (IWERC)
MOSAIC

Family Literacy Outreach
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Infant Sing and Grow Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children 0 – 12 months old 

The Little House Family Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children 0-5 years old

West Village Family Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children birth to 6 years old

Baby Time Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Men’s Group
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Boys & Girls Soccer Training
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
Saturdays from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Vancouver Early Years Refugee Program
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

Community Adult Literacy Program – Free English Class for Job Seekers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Syrian Kids Go!
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Community Adult Literacy Program
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Project
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

English Conversation Club
YMCA