Learning Journeys: Pathways for and with Immigrant Women

I can’t remember a time when work initiatives and personal values crossed paths as meaningfully as they are for me now. In creating spaces and opportunities for newcomers to bring their strengths to their new lives in Canada, and with a belief that we now is the time to listen more carefully to quieter voices speaking truths, I find myself at a crossroads that is rewarding, hopeful and humbling. [read more]

Strength in Diversity

I think about the first ELT (English Language Training) class I taught at ISSofBC 25 years ago and recall the diversity of personalities and ethnicities in detail that delights me:

 4 resourceful, tough, and playful Vietnamese young adults who had spent too much of their lives in a refugee camp …[read more]