Celebration of world
Art competition on Natural Beauty of Canada and Essay on Waste Management for Climate Change
Winning Ceremony on July 18, 2020 at 11:30 via Zoom :
Awards 1st Prize $100
2nd & 3rd Prize $50
This event is hosted by Bangla School Advisory Group funded by the City of Toronto Climate Action Grant and Supported by Bangla School and partners.
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.
Women and Girls Rights
BCS has been mandated to work with immigrant and racialized women and girls for their socio-economic, political and economic empowerment. Racialized women and girls from south Asian backgrounds have been facing various oppressions, discriminations and violence at family, community and workplace in Toronto. Based on anti-oppressive and feminist frameworks, BCS has been working with women and girls and their families by organizing discussions, community events, need-based employment and settlement counselling and referrals. BCS utilizes a cultural approach to educate the community on women and girls rights. At BCS women and girls are provided training on peer support and leadership and they are working for community mobilization in order to fight misogyny and gender stereotypes.