Nanaimo faces numerous social challenges which will continue to severely impact the most marginalized of our citizens. The Interfaith Forum hosted by the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society was a rare opportunity for dialogue amongst diverse groups in the community. Drafting solutions which are responsive to the resources available to us and needs being addressed […]
Workshops like this not only highlight the problems faced in communities but also reinforce that solutions will only come from a coordinated effort on the part of all levels of government. Thanks for a meaningful and powerful event.
It was great seeing a group of dedicated, committed young people coming together to bring awareness to such an important issue- racism. Having worked with CVIMS really has given me a renewed sense of optimism for our generation. Thank you to the Diversity Program for spear heading this initiative and for bringing us all together […]
All the great people I met during the last few months have been inspiring. I as well gained plenty from this experience. I feel that people have finally accepted and understood for the first time my past. Also seeing me for the person I am not the learning challenge. If the multicultural society needs anything […]