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Dr. Darren Lund

Dr. Darren Lund is a Professor in the Werklund School of Education where his research examines social justice activism. He earned a PhD from UBC, and was a Red Deer high school teacher for 16 years; in his rookie year, Darren formed an award-winning student activist program,

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Danika Littlechild

Danika Billie Rose Littlechild is a Cree lawyer from Ermineskin Cree Nation, in Maskwacis Alberta, Treaty No. 6 territory. Born and raised in Maskwacis, Danika works with Indigenous Peoples in the province of Alberta, in Canada and internationally. Danika was the recipient in 2015 of the Esquao

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C.A.R.E. Serving Immigrants Since 1980

C.A.R.E. Serving Immigrants Since 1980 Join us at the Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery for Part # 2 – Asdolah’s Story featured from February 27, 2016 – August 2016. Opening reception will be held on Sunday, February 28 at 2:00 pm  

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Red Deer LIP Program Coordinator

Red Deer LIP Program Coordinator Be part of a new exciting initiative that will change the way newcomers settle and integrate in our community. The Red Deer Local Immigration Partnership (RDLIP) is a community-based partnership aiming to create a community which openly receives newcomers and creates an

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C.A.R.E. is Hiring a Settlement Practitioner in School

JOB POSTING FOR CENTRAL ALBERTA REFUGEE EFFORT SEEKING SETTLEMENT PRACTITIONER IN SCHOOLS Central Alberta Refugee Effort (C.A.R.E.) is seeking a full-time Arabic speaking Settlement Practitioner in Schools for a temporary position ending June 2016 with the possibility of extension. The successful candidate will work with Immigrant and Refugee

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ARE YOU Interested in privately sponsoring a refugee?

Are you interested in privately sponsoring a refugee?  Already privately sponsoring a refugee?  Wanting to help Syrian refugees once they arrive in Central Alberta? Learn more about the legalities of private sponsorship, connect with service providers, agencies and organizations at an upcoming information session. Please check out

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Communities Across Canada Preparing to Welcome Syrian Refugees

November 29, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – As the Government of Canada has stepped up efforts to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, communities from coast to coast to coast are also preparing to welcome Syrian refugees with open arms. A significant portion of refugees arriving in

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Community Wall at the Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery

C.A.R.E. – Welcoming Immigrants to Central Alberta for 35 years!  The Community Wall will be on display from October 25, 2015 – January 21, 2016.  Join us for a Opening Reception on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.    

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Immigrant Centre Information Session: Support for Syrian Refugees

Immigrant Centre Information Session: Support for Syrian Refugees Tuesday, October 6th from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Red Lodge (4311 – 49 Avenue, Red Deer) To register please call: Anneke at 403-346-8818 Ext 223 or email: anneke.lauwers@cssalberta.ca  

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Alberta Culture Days at C.A.R.E.

Immigrant Art Showcase Celebrate and learn about Cultural diversity in Red Deer through multicultural art, crafts and performing arts! Enjoy a sample of snacks, coffees and teas from around the world.      

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