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Multicultural Connections 2024

Embracing Diversity: Narratives of Belonging from Waterloo Region's Ethnocultural Communities

Join us for an incredible evening to connect with others and foster a more inclusive community! This event is free and is designed for newcomers, immigrants, refugees, ethno-cultural organizations, and the community at large. It's a chance to meet and engage with remarkable ethno-cultural groups, gain insights into the rich history and culture of the Indigenous peoples, and participate in activities designed to inspire and connect youth.

Event Details
Date and time: May 30, 2024 @5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Location: Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb St. W, Waterloo
No registration required

5:00 - 7:30 PM - Meet and Greet with Ethnocultural Organizations
5:30 - 6:30 PM - Indigenous Learning
6:00 - 7:30 PM - Human Library
6:30 - 7:30 PM - Youth Led: Empowering Activity

Snacks & children’s activities provided. Interpretation offered in multiple languages!
Join us to celebrate diversity, foster understanding, and build bridges of belonging.

For more information, please contact Ana Lagos Suazo at or by phone at 226-972-4836

Past events

Multicultural Connections 2023
Join us for this amazing event! Make new friends and build a more inclusive community at the Central Library on May 10th!

This FREE event is for newcomers, immigrants, refugees, ethnocultural organizations, and the community at large.

  • Meet ethnocultural organizations
  • Learn about community resources
  • Grant writing presentation
  • Learn about Indigenous culture through music and dance
  • Dance workshop and children’s activities
  • Free prizes for first 100 people
Event Details
Date and time: May 10, 2023 @ 5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Available at: Central Library, Lower Level, 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener ON N2H2H1
For further information contact:
Ana Lagos Suazo
No registration required