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Onto the Next
Multilingual Verse

19 March 2024

Location: University of Toronto Mississauga

We’re excited to host an insightful conference on March 19 to discuss the research findings from “Engag3D”, a collaborative research project between the Syrian Canadian Foundation and the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). This research explores the pedagogical affordances and implications of VR and AI as language learning tools.

Past Events

Women in Civic Engagement Launch Event

July 26, 2023

Celebrating the launch of our Women in Civic Engagement Program with heartfelt thanks to our incredible participants and facilitator, Sanaa, for their enthusiasm and talent. Together, we look forward to making a positive impact in our community.

Sawa Picnic Event

June 8, 2023

Celebrating the successful completion of our SAWA program with heartfelt thanks to all who made it special. We gathered at Coronation park in Oakville on a beautiful sunny day.

HER Startup Pitch Event

November 12, 2022

We hosted the inaugural HER Startup in-person event where program participants connected with instructors, funders, and the HER Startup community, featuring business idea presentations, product samples, and delicious food.

Iftar Fundraising Dinner

April 10, 2023

We are so proud of and thankful to Girls on a Mission who managed to throw a stunning and successful fundraising Iftar to support our Home Starter Kit campaign. We are happy to announce that they have reached their fundraising goal of 10K!

Connect with SCF Community Event

August 20, 2022

We hosted an exciting cross-cultural meet-and-greet at High Park in Toronto with over 50 attendees. The event was full of delicious food, fun games, and incredible prizes, fostering a sense of community bonding.

Paint Night with Expression by Nada

June 24, 2022

We partnered with the talented “Expression by Nada” to facilitate a fun and engaging cross-cultural paint night event for 25 newcomer participants.

Dixie Bloor Summerfest 2022

July 30, 2022

SCF attended the Summerfest 2022 by the Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre. We set up a booth and organized a fun-packed day with trivia, ping pong on spoon race games, calligraphy, giveaways and many more exciting activities.

Peace by Chocolate Movie Screening

May 18, 2022

We attended a screening of the movie “Peace by Chocolate” with refugee guests, thanks to 30 sponsored tickets from Tareq Hadhad. The film showcases the inspiring story of the Hadhad family, who settled in Nova Scotia in 2016 and launched “Peace by Chocolate,” highlighting the positive impact of their Canadian journey.

March for World Refugee Days 2022

March 20, 2022

For World Refugee Month in June, SCF held an online campaign where former refugees shared advice to inspire hope and confidence for newcomers, along with a Downtown Toronto march with our partners.

Cultural Night Iftar Fundraiser

17 March 2024

SCF is excited to announce that we will be hosting an iftar fundraiser as part of the Home Starter Kit campaign, aimed at raising funds to support new refugees in Canada. Your support matters, and we look forward to seeing you at the Cultural Night Iftar Fundraiser!

Onto The Next Multilingual Verse

19 March 2024

We’re excited to host an insightful conference on March 19 to discuss the research findings from “Engag3D”, a collaborative research project between the Syrian Canadian Foundation and the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). This research explores the pedagogical affordances and implications of VR and AI as language learning tools.

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