CultureLink Newsletter - June 2018
For most people, it's their favourite time of the year. Warm temperatures, long, sunny days. Nature comes alive with colour and bird song. It's that time of year when we shed off our winter clothing and start enjoying the city and outdoors. Long walks, jogging, biking, camping and sports. It's also one of CultureLink's busiest times of the year as participants join our summer programs. Enjoy your summer with CultureLink! 
Pop Up Learning Lab at the Lillian Smith Library by Stanley Teo
It has been a very happening month here at the Lillian Smith Library with a slew of information sessions such as Buying Your First Home, Understanding Your Credit Score & Report, OSAP and assorted computer classes. Of particular interest is the Pop Up Learning Labs (PULL) where the mobile lab of tech gadgets travel to different Toronto Public Libraries to bring new and emerging technology to the community through staff-led programs and ...MORE
Leadership Session for Syrian Women by Mania Elendari
A group of Syrian Refugee women attended a workshop on Leadership on May 23 rd at CultureLink.
One of the many leadership activities they enjoyed was to talk about the people that had an impact on their lives. All the stories were about people they knew and had personal relationships with. Through this exercise they found out that the leaders don’t have to be famous. ...MORE
CultureLink Celebrates Toronto Newcomers Day
This was the fourth annual Toronto Newcomer Day, showcasing Toronto's diverse communities. There were over 100 vendors providing information about settlement and immigration services. Mayor John Tory attended this free evet that included activities for children, tours of City Hall, musical performances and even an citizenship ceremony. The day was very well attended with thousands coming out to join the festivities. 
Tree for Me
On May 27, 2018, Youth in Action hosted the Tree for Me event at CultureLink Children & Youth Centre. Tree for Me is a community-powered backyard tree planting program where Toronto residents and non-profit organizations were able to receive free native trees in order to improve the tree canopy in Toronto for future generations. ...MORE