This month of October Toronto Public Library is celebrating 14 years of welcoming and helping newcomers with Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)!
The theme of this year’s celebration is: We Belong, which invites us to bridge understanding across all groups, celebrate inclusion, and promote a sense of belonging for all.
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2-4 pm.
Location: Online via Zoom.
Link: To be sent to registrants.
- 2:00 pm: Welcome remarks, Land Acknowledgment, and brief presentations from LSP partners
- 2:10 pm: Citizenship Judge Suzanne Carrière discusses the importance of newcomer contributions to Truth & Reconciliation
- 2:45 pm: Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone shares traditional, contemporary, and original hand drum songs and stories
- 3:45 pm: Closing remarks
All are welcome to attend this free event.
About Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP):
Toronto Public Library and seven local settlement agencies work together to offer free one-on-one information and referral, as well as relevant programs for newcomers. Learn more about LSP.
- Catholic Crosscultural Services
- Centre for Immigrant & Community Services
- CultureLink Settlement & Community Services
- Kababayan Multicultural Centre
- Rexdale Women’s Centre
- TNO–The Neighbourhood Organization
- YMCA Newcomer Information Centre
LSP is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.