Fresh Voices Talks About Risk-Taking

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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Did you know?

Recent immigrants are disproportionately impacted by poverty. We are three times more likely to live in poverty than Canadian-born persons.

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