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Forest and the Femme (FATF) is a non-profit outdoor recreation program for highly marginalized women living in Vancouver’s DTES community. We provide access to nature for the city’s most vulnerable and isolated women. Our goal is to facilitate a sense of freedom, empowerment and self worth through contact with nature, skill building and social engagement.

Learn and understand more about creative writing and thinking about writing in Spoken Word!

 

A talent show for anyone who likes to sing. dance, recite poetry, do stand-up comedy.

MISSION Emphasis on the prevention of harm from the rise of drugs and alcohol through students' choice of positive lifestyles. This is being accomplished through education, life-style wellness activities, community outreach and charitable humanitarian endeavours.​ Who? It is a group of students from grade 5 to grade 12 What?

An Aboriginal Youth Mountain Biking Program has been initiated by a group of mountain bike enthusiasts to support and encourage Aboriginal youth and communities to participate and excel in the sport of mountain biking.

The Sisters in Action program provides an opportunity to young Muslim women to engage in social recreational activities, sports and opportunities to develop skills through mentorship. 

The Global Roots Garden is an  intergenerational project in partnership with The Stop Community Food Centre  to learn gardening, cooking and environmental skills.  Youth work with senior newcomers to grow their own community gardens and harvest the vegetables too! Participants also get to learn about nutrition, and get to share healthy recipes and recipes of different cultural origins.

NEAT (Newcomers Explore and Appreciate Toronto) is a very unique program designed to help immigrants/convention refugees to gain hands-on experience in Event Planning. Newcomers are matched with experienced mentors for a period of 4-6 months and work as a team to research, plan and execute free guided tours that are open to the community.

The Wintegration Club creates opportunities for newcomers to enjoy our coldest season, with fun, free and healthy outdoor recreation activities. As one participant told us last year, “Wintegration Club was really joyful and helpful to me and to my family. We, as newcomers, enjoy the events in spite of having such cold weather. In fact I managed to feel the beauty of winter! I never forget the friendly communication between the different groups, amazing activities (esp.

Family, Fun, and Fit provides an opportunity for physical exercise and recreational activities that participants may otherwise be unable to afford, or are unable to access due to language barriers or unfamiliarity with the community. Family, Fun, and Fit strives to support families that are in transition and who may be recovering from past experiences of torture and trauma by promoting a healthy lifestyle and encouraging family participation.