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News & Stories From Our House

News & Stories From Our House

Family literacy in Mount Pleasant

Family literacy in Mount Pleasant

When Zahra Jalali immigrated to Canada 10 years ago, she already had a degree in English translation from her home country of Iran. She soon realized, however, that knowing and using a language were very different things, and enrolled in English as an Additional Language (EAL) courses at Vancouver Community College.

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Social Inclusion: You Belong Here (Wing Sun’s Story)

Social Inclusion: You Belong Here (Wing Sun’s Story)

Neighbourhood houses are known as places to connect, volunteer, and become involved in the community. Many people do not realize the important work that neighbourhood houses do to help people feel a sense of belonging.   This is known as social inclusion, and is...

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