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Surrey First Peoples Guide for Newcomers Release

The Surrey First Peoples Guide for Newcomers has officially been released. You can read the full guide here.  The guide was created and compiled by Jeska Slater, Principal at Littlecrane […]


Surrey First Peoples Guide for Newcomers

In advance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is proud to announce the development of a Surrey First Peoples Guide for Newcomers.


Co-Chairs Announced for Relaunch of Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP)

Surrey LIP relaunches to make Surrey a place where immigrants and refugees thrive, becoming a recognized leader in building an equitable and inclusive city for all.


Introducing the Surrey LIP Project Management Team: Mariam Bilgrami

With the Surrey LIP being re-convened by DIVERSEcity, the new Project Management team is being led by Mariam Bilgrami (She/Hers).


LIP Turns Five in 2019: Sport is for Dacious a tool to help newcomers and a way to forget the Civil War!

Up to 2003 Dacious Richardson, now a 21-years old student of Douglas College was a happy child living in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, in western Africa.


LIP Turns Five in 2019: Interview with Anita Huberman

Co-Chair of Surrey LIP Committee speaks about the challenges affecting newcomers.


Let’s Talk Civic Engagement!

On January 14, 2019, Surrey Immigrant Advisory Roundtable (IAR) hosted an informal Dialogue on Newcomers and Civic Engagement.


LIP Turns Five in 2019: Kue was born in a refugee camp! Now she wants to give back to Canada for saving her

Kue K’nyawmupoe was born in a refugee camp in Thailand. Her family, from Karen state in Myanmar (also known as Burma), had to flee the country for security reasons.

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Amplifying Your Voice: Speaking Up for Social Change – Town Hall for Youth

VIRTUAL Learn how to amplify your voice to help achieve a welcome and inclusive Surrey, where everyone can thrive. Do you want to be involved in decisions being made about […]

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