Bangladeshi-Canadian Community Services is launching a project named Peacemaker Initiative (PI).
The PI strives to combat islamophobia and xenophobia targeted towards women and girls in the Neighbourhood Improvement Areas (NIAs) - Crescent Town and Oakridge communities through knowledge gaining and awareness activities in a multicultural environment. This project is generously funded by the Government of Canada for 2 years till March 2021.
Crescent Town Intergenerational Drama & Tour Club
This new initiative focus on the reduction of social isolation, elder abuse, and intergenerational issues in the community though drama performances on selected issues and city tours to Canadian heritage sites.
The project priorities are to make social network to connect with community members and to prevent the seniors from any harm by elder abuse, and create opportunities to work seniors and youth together to address the seniors' social isolation and elder abuse, safety and wellbeing of seniors. This project is funded by the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility, Government of Ontario.