International Women’s Day Event

On Thursday, March 8, AHC joined several other service providers and community members to celebrate International Women’s Day at City Hall. The event saw many Edmontonians stop by to learn about various resources and initiatives being offered around the city for women. In addition there were presentations from Mayor Don Iveson, Elder Betty Letendre, Minster…

Citizenship Preparatory Session

A Citizenship Preparatory Session was held on January 10, 2018 at AHC. The session was attended by a diverse group of participants eligible for Canadian Citizenship. The session was facilitated by the two Settlement Practitioners, Javaid Hayat and Nebiyluel. The facilitators covered several topics related to Canadian Citizenship ranging from eligibility, language requirements, and citizenship…

Law Workshop

On Wednesday, February 14th, Lawyer Janan Jarrah facilitated a legal information session for the Syrian newcomer where she discussed:  Law and regulations applied with Family Violence, consequences of divorce, and spousal support regulations Tenants’ rights and responsibilities Business relations and ethics in the professional work field and community services relations highlighting “bordering sexual harassment” Money…

Women’s Symposium 2018

On February 10th, AHC staff and clients attended the 2018 Women’s Symposium event, organized by Women’s Initiative Edmonton and sponsored by the City of Edmonton. City Councillor Bev Esslinger and Honourable Stephanie McLean, Minister of the Status of Women joined several guest speakers to share knowledge on how we can impact and influence our society…

Volunteer Appreciation 2018

On Friday, February 10th, 2018 AHC held its annual volunteer appreciation event at the Central Lions Recreation Centre, hosted by Michelle Luyimbazi & Aminat Tijani. The event brought together over 100 people including: volunteers, community initiative groups, partner agencies, staff, and students gathered in order to recognize and celebrate the enormous contributions that AHC volunteers…

A Certificate of Gratitude

The AHC Syrian team was presented with a certificate of gratitude and appreciation on behalf of the Syrian community in Edmonton. View the translation of the words below as well as the certificate! A certificate of gratitude and appreciation It’s a beauty of a human being to light up the road of many confused people…