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Newcomer Leadership Development Seed Grant

posted by Scott Williams

We are very grateful to be receiving a Seed Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to enhance our Newcomer Leadership Development program. We are receiving $73,100 over 12 months to develop the enhanced curriculum that will include practicum placements for participants at other local agencies and organizations. Participants will also be encouraged to apply for City of Kitchener Neighbourhood Grants, with our guidance.

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Until Next Time

posted by Georgina de Barros

At the most recent Coalition of Muslim Women of KW Women Who Inspire awards gala, KW Counselling was proud to receive their “Friend of CMW” Award. The timing of this Award was partially to commemorate the beginning of a new chapter in our partnership with Coalition of Muslim Women (CMW).

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A Second Life

posted by Georgina de Barros

Being an immigrant or refugee in Canada can feel like you’re living two lives. There is the life you currently lead, with all its challenges and successes, and there is the life you could be leading had you stayed in your first country. The feeling of this “second life” is all the more compelling because it’s all suppositional; you can never really know what your life would have been like had you not come to Canada. This “second life” can be so vivid that when an immigrant returns to their first country, they can be shocked by the reality of how things have changed.

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Learning, Sharing, and Growing Together

posted by Hailing Huang

Have you heard of the Community Leadership Training group offered by KW Counselling Services?  I recently participated in this group and found out what a fun and great group it is.  I would like to share the story with you.

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