November 2, 2016
This fall, Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISS of BC) opened their doors and invited our guests in for a tour of their new multi-service Welcome Centre. Please watch their grand opening video here . The Welcome Centre is a regional services hub providing integrated housing and support services...
August 13, 2015
“They’re an inspiration,” Michael Galli says about refugee students he has met during his 20-year tenure teaching English as an additional language (EAL). Galli is past president of BC TEAL, the association of BC teachers of English as an additional language, established in 1967. TEAL and its...
July 20, 2015
19th Birthday Exhibit Youth who were formerly in government care currently comprise 40% of homeless youth in British Columbia. Many of these young adults transitioning out of care face challenges such as finding a job and permanent homes. Developed by youth through the Youth Homelessness Initiative...