Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) serving more than 11,000 immigrants and refugees annually in Ottawa since 1978.
Always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Looking for a place to practice & expand your skills? Join us today at 5:30 for FREE guitar lessons by amazing volunteer guitar instructors! All guitar skill levels & abilities welcome (ages 13 - 23)! https://t.co/0iWIaxvs7Z
Knowledge is Power at today's #YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre. Build your mind and awareness of the world and yourself! Join us for lifeskills workshops and discussions.
Do you know someone who has helped to make Ottawa a more welcoming place for newcomers? Take some time to #ShowYourWelcome and share your story with @refugee613 (and us!). Follow the hashtag in the coming days to read about the ways Ottawans show their welcome. #WOW18
Need homework help? We’ve got the right help for you! Join us at the Newcomer Youth Centre today at 3:30 for help with homework or use our computer lab! https://t.co/A6OBQSZPMc
Today is #WorldRefugeeDay2018. Organizations like @WorldUniService @WUSCcampus help refugee students integrate in their communities. Organizations like @WorldSkillsOtt and @OttawaOCISO help refugees settle and find jobs. Let’s celebrate refugees’ courage and resilience.
Know a newcomer to #Ottawa who needs help? Connect with us. Our Settlement & Integration Program can help. https://t.co/zfCrwju8OI #WOW18
Join us for Strengthening Cultural Competencies & Uncovering Hidden Biases – a Career #Mentorship Seminar
June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm https://t.co/98woHZMCPy #wow18 #ottawa
Today, and every day, We Welcome Refugees #westandwithrefugees
#WorldRefugeeDay #JourneeMondialedesRefugies #ShowYourWelcome #Pride @UNHCRCanada @refugee613
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Nearly 1 in 2 Ottawans is an immigrant or child of #immigrants. Hear our stories at Welcoming #Ottawa Week:
#ottevents #WOW18 @OLIP_PLIO https://t.co/x6eznzXR1N
On World Refugee Day, we celebrate Canada’s leadership for refugees & look for more. The US cannot be considered a safe country for refugees. Let's show leadership & withdraw from the Safe Third Country Agreement. https://t.co/hM8BTNQ2GI #cdnpoli #withrefugees #worldrefugeeday
Join our Women's Circle of Support, a space for newcomer & refugee women to unite through art projects. Today at our LINC location: 1800 Bank St, 2nd floor at 2:30PM with facilitator Deeqa Kosar.
Just some of the gripping art pieces from #RefugiArte that we are lucky to be displaying for the 1st time in #Canada!
Come check out our event in #Ottawa/#Gatineau TODAY where we'll be highlighting the crisis in the North of #CentralAmerica!
Register at: https://t.co/OEIMIueYU4
Looking forward to this! #WorldRefugeeDay
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“Good morning Hubbers! The Hub will be hosting a special Brown Bag Lunch this Wednesday in honour of #WorldRefugeeDay. Join us as we step outsid...
Congratulations to Robert Sampson and @OCISOMentorship!
Karyn Steer on Twitter
“Ayokunle Ogundipe speaking of his Mentor Robert Sampson and his tremendous support. Ayonkunle nominated Robert for the Ottawa Ambassador Award...
Improve your English and feed your imagination with graphic novels, comic books, zines, short stories, magazines, and poetry! Join us every Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30pm for fun and creative readings at #YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre!
Tomorrow afternoon: Immigrant Heritage Walking Tour of Vanier. 11:00 - 2:30 pm
More information at: #WOW18 @OLIP_PLIO
Health is Wealth! Learn about fitness, healthy living and nutrition by getting your body moving during the POWER HOUR! Every Tuesday from 5:30-6:30pm at the #YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre.
We're hosting a community picnic for newcomers to celebrate the end of the school year: games for children, soccer for adults &water balloons for the brave! Please bring a lunch. June 22, 10-2. https://t.co/jGzVHSf11h #wow18 #ottawa
🚀🚀Hey #Ottawa today is THE DAY!! Come celebrate the launch of #YouthActionNow and raise a 🥂to congratulate @PaulDewar on his continued service to our community. 5-7 pm @CanadasNAC PS folks will be delighted to accept donations so bring a few 💰💵 #Ottnews #OttCity #YOW #YOUTH
Moving to a new country or city can be exciting. It can also be challenging. #SocialConnections help us to adapt to a new home.
Check it out: @OLIP_PLIO