Archive - Past Projects and Events
SYRIAN REFUGEE SUPPORT FUND
On Wednesday, November 25, 2015, Rosario Marchese in partnership with Scadding Court Community Centre organized a fundraising dinner to sponsor Syrian refugee families to settle here in Toronto. The proceeds from the event along with funds raised by Magnolia Women Seniors’ Group, a constituent group committed to the fundraising effort, went to JIAS (Jewish Immigrant Aid Services) Toronto.
SCCC NEPAL EARTHQUAKE DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS
In May 2015 , Scadding Court Community Centre joined with Rosario Marchese, Scotiabank, St. Stephen's Community House, The Hum Law Firm and Dim Sum King Seafood Restaurant to raise money to help the victims of earthquake and rebuild Nepal. All proceeds were donated to UNICEF Canda (www.unicef.ca). The amount raised matched 2 times means tripled the amount.
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SUPPORT TYPHOON HAIYAN RELIEF EFFORTS
In November and December of 2013, Scadding Court Community Centre once again joined forces with Trinity-Spadina MPP Rosario Marchese to raise funds and in- kind donations towards critical frontline emergency assistance for people in need in the Philippines. All proceeds were donated to the Humanitarian Coalition (www.humanitariancoalition.ca). Non-monetary donations were sent to the Philippines through our partner agencies which included the Filipino Centre Toronto (http://www.filipinocentretoronto.org/), the Filipino UPC of Toronto (http://www.filipinoupc.com/), and the Filipino Alliance Church of Toronto (http://www.filipinoalliancechurchoftoronto.org/).
ONTARIO POLICE COMPLAINTS SYSTEM FORUM
The Ontario Police Complaints System Forum: Perspectives from the community, police and policy-makers was a two day event that took place at Metro Hall in Toronto on Monday, November 26 and Tuesday, November 27, 2012. This Forum engaged stakeholders and diverse community groups from across Ontario to examine the 3-year-old police complaints system through the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) and to generate feedback and suggestions to ensure it is accountable, accessible and transparent.
TORONTO NEWCOMER INITIATIVE
The Toronto Newcomer Initiative – Settlement Workers in City Facilities Project (TNI-SW) was launched in October of 2011 with a vision to identify ways in which city services could better serve newcomers to Toronto. Four city divisions participated in the pilot project and a total of 18 settlement workers were hired to deliver settlement services out of city facilities over a period of 22 weeks.
BILL 103 SUMMIT
Bill 103 Summit took place in Toronto on September 24-26, 2008 to share dialogue on regulations that promote Transparency, Accessibility, Accountability, Public Education and Support within Ontario's New Police Complaints System.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ACCESS TO POLICE COMPLAINTS (CEAPC)
The Community Education and Access to Police Complaints (CEAPC) partnership is a network of forty organizations from across Toronto that includes legal clinics, ethnocultural organizations, community centres, grassroots groups, advocacy groups and more. Our goal is to increase community safety by enhancing the relationship between diverse communities and police.
RAISING THE ROOF FOR CHILE
A Chilean Earthquake Relief Fundraiser
OUTER LIMITS INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PROGRAM
This program is designed to provide Canadian youth with a life-changing experience that translates into real skills and helps with personal development and long-term life plans. The skills that you gain will benefit you, and your home community once you return.
CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION INITIATIVE
Scadding Court’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Initiative was a three year research study funded by the Ontario Women’s Directorate that examined the impact of client-focused strategies on preventive health behaviour among Chinese-speaking women.