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2015 Recipient – Mennonite Com

Mennonite Community Services is an agency that is always finding ways to meet the needs of their clients.  Some of the notable achievements include: Responding to needs of literacy by providing alternative means to access language supports and working collaboratively with other agencies to form a program for women and their children Helping the community understand […]

2015 Recipient – Joyce Jeffrey

Joyce Jeffreys has touched the lives of many newcomers. Her nomination came with two letters of support. Some of the acts that live on in the hearts of the nominators include: Coaching during free time to prepare for citizenship tests Providing transportation Providing comfort by spending time when times were difficult Visiting in the hospital when they […]

2015 Recipient – Lady Luisa Es

Lady has shown a deep commitment to helping build a respectful and inclusive environment for other newcomers and to making a meaningful contribution to her community in support of diversity. Some specific activities include: Working to raise awareness of cultural diversity in our area Organizing Newcomer Networking Circles that provide individuals with community-based info as […]