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September Registration is Open for Adults in Motion!
You and your family or support person(s) are invited to come for a tour of the Kitchener or Cambridge Day Program locations, where a variety of exciting in-person programming is offered. You can even join for a FREE half day!
There is an extensive online Virtual Program as well- with up to 8 classes a day! To register for Virtual Programming, simple fill out a simple registration HERE for your all-access link and start zooming today!
Check out the Adults in Motion website for more programming information.
Contact info for Day Programs:
Kitchener: Direct Manager: 519-572-2420 (or 519-577-3723), firstname.lastname@example.org
Cambridge: Direct Manager: 519-841-9170 (or 519-277-3723), email@example.com
There's an Important Passport Update Information Session coming up on May 3 at 6 - 7 pm. Topics to cover include important dates, changes to program guidelines and claim submissions.
SAVE THE DATE
PATHWAYS TO BELONGING - MAY 16, 2023
A Future Planning Learning Event
May 16th, 2023 10-AM-4 PM
The Family Centre 65 Hanson, Avenue Kitchener
A learning experience to explore the various pathways to belonging with other families, peers, and service providers. Learn from special speakers and stories Engage in interactive activities to explore your own paths.
SOCIAL ROLES & MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTION SELF-EXPRESSION & EMPOWERMENT AUTHENTIC FRIENDSHIPS SOCIAL CONNECTION & SOCIAL CAPITAL PERSONAL POWER & SELF-ADVOCACY
Lunch, Snacks and fellowship included. Accomodations (such as lighting, layout, food allergies, interpretation services etc.) available on request.
JOIN US IF YOU……
Are a person with a diverse identity including a disability who wants to share more about what makes you feel like you belong and learn more about how to make others feel that way.
Are a parent, sibling or caregiver who wants to learn more about how you can support your loved one to experience belonging in the community.
A community member who wants to learn about the many opportunities for people with diverse identities including disabilities to find belonging.
Are part of an organization that serves people with disabilities or wants to serve them more effectively.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to register on December 14th or after.
Immigration Partnership and partners are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Waterloo Region Migration Film Festival (WRMFF)! The goal of WRMFF is to pave the way for greater discussion around migration and relocation, by creating safe spaces for respectful interaction and dialogues.
Everyone is invited to WRMFF! The festival will take place online and in person. It will run for 18 days starting December 1 and run to December 18, International Migrants Day.
In addition to showcasing a diverse spectrum of films, the festival offers post-screening conversations with filmmakers and writers, and our local celebrities, as well as Q&A sessions.