On June 22nd, Fresh Voices joined Sense of Place host Minelle Mahtani and producer Abeer Yusuf for the third and penultimate episode of a Roundhouse Radio series in acknowledgment of the 2017 Fresh Voices Awards.
Fresh Voices Youth Advisory Team member Diego Cardona and Deborah Irvine, Vice President of Grants and Community Initiatives at Vancouver Foundation, talked about the importance of risk-taking in Fresh Voices’ work, and what organizations can do to authentically engage young immigrants and refugees.
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26.5% of British Columbians’ “mother tongue” is a non-official language, followed by Ontario (25.7%), Alberta (19.4%), and Quebec (12.3%). British Columbia has the highest percentage of language diversity of any Canadian province.