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We’re always looking for new ways to build a movement that supports young newcomers in B.C. Here’s what’s going on in our world.

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Hala Habib appears on Roundhouse Radio to discuss ‘Combating Hate, Advancing Inclusion’

Hala Habib, Project Coordinator of the ‘Combating Hate, Advancing Inclusion’ video art…

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Fresh Voices Closes Out Roundhouse Radio Series

Fresh Voices Program Manager Alejandra Lopez Bravo and Youth Advisory Team member…

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Ending Islamophobia: Call For Submissions To A Digital Video Art Contest

As Statistics Canada reports a 235% spike in hate crimes targeting Muslim…

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Fresh Voices Talks About Risk-Taking

On June 22nd, Fresh Voices joined Sense of Place host Minelle Mahtani and producer…

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2017 Fresh Voices Awards Recipients

On Monday, June 19th, over 200 immigrant and refugee youth gathered at…

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Fresh Voices back at Roundhouse Radio on World Refugee Day

The day after the 2017 Fresh Voices Awards, we stopped by Roundhouse…

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Fresh Voices hits Roundhouse Radio for an awards special!

It’s Fresh Voices Awards week, and our Youth Advisory Team and adult…

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Meet Roksana Mun

Taking place on Monday, June 19th, the 2017 Fresh Voices Awards will recognize…

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YAT Members Participate In Electoral Reform Discussion

On Tuesday, June 6th, Fresh Voices YAT members Ela, Ashvan, and Fadia…

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Fresh Voices Evaluation Report

With Fresh Voices growing, the Youth Advisory Team (YAT) and staff decided…

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My Mother’s Home 2017

On May 18th, nearly 200 people filled Vancity Theatre for My Mother’s Home…

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Now that the election’s over, let’s talk about voting

This Op-Ed by Vancouver Foundation President Kevin McCort appeared in the Vancouver Sun…

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#lostvotesyvr

Eleven municipalities across Canada are working on extending voting rights to permanent residents. Let’s make Vancouver next.

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2016 Fresh Voices Forum

Over 200 young immigrants and refugees from across British Columbia attended the Fresh Voices Forum on December 4th & 5th, 2016, to speak with diverse stakeholders and each other on the issues and ideas that matter to them.

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Video: 2016 Fresh Voice Forum Highlights

Over 200 young immigrants and refugees from across British Columbia attended the…

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Did you know?

In 2012, Canada resettled 26% fewer refugees than in 2011.

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