Meet Alyssa Lai. Alyssa was born in Malaysia but now calls Hamilton her second home. Since arriving to Canada in 2008, she’s worked and volunteered for more than 10 nonprofits and continues to sit on numerous boards. A former DiverseCity Fellow and current ELN communications lead, Alyssa wields her public relations background as a tool to […]
Contest is now closed. Contestants who submitted button designs can expect to hear back about the winning design by Monday, September 10. Close your eyes. Picture what makes your community unique. Is it a landmark? The people? The culture? Your favourite restaurant? An annual festival? Now that you’ve conjured up this image in your head, […]
TORONTO, July 20, 2018 – Today almost 400 youth and youth workers will gather for the award-winning YouthConnect, an annual training event that provides hands-on skills building to open new doors to jobs and people for youth using online tools. With the Toronto youth unemployment rate still hovering at 20% and job precarity on the […]
Eva Wong, is a member of our Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) and a co-founder of Borrowell. During her time as an ELN member she met Andrew Graham and together they went on to create and build Borrowell. Hear her chat with Matt Galloway about her experiences and give him the details of Startup and Slay, […]
25 Torontonians with ideas for improving our city will have the chance to build on those ideas, through CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellowship program. Matt Galloway speaks to one of them, lawyer Naseem Mithoowani. Hear the conversation and find out more about Naseem.