Meaningfully contribute to Canadian economy and society

Our programs at CMDCI are geared towards improving the quality of the lives of Canadians living with disabilities, particularly those from ethnocultural and marginalized communities.

Multicultural values – rights and responsibilities through the disability lens

Celebrating diversity by promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities, particularly those from ethnocultural communities, in cultural activities thus embracing the true meaning of multiculturalism.

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Use of Technology to overcome disabling conditions

Utilizing assistive technology to make disabling conditions more amenable for people living with disabilities and those with low literacy skills.

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Eliminating barriers experienced by persons with disabilities

Eliminating barriers experienced by persons with disabilities, particularly those from ethnocultural backgrounds, in the areas of employment, education and health care services.

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Multicultural Night

Creating opportunities through which persons with disabilities can use culturally diverse methods of artistic expressions such as in music to inspire, motivate, and guide the most vulnerable members of our community.

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Power of Storytelling: Journey to the Forest of Life

Assisting refugee and immigrant youth to overcome their pre-migration traumas and post-migration settlement challenges by utilizing the Tree of Life narrative intervention strategy.

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Advocacy – collaborate and advise government agencies

Collaborating and advising government agencies on approaches to disability issues and best practices when working with persons with disabilities.

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Zephania & Mildrate Matanga Medical Centre

The Zephania and Mildrate Matanga Medical Centre is located in the Chirasauta community in Matanga village, ward 27, Chikomba District, Mashonaland East Province in the southeastern part of Zimbabwe

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Domestic Violence Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and How to Mitigate It’s Effects

Supporting and educating Black and other ethnocultural communities on various forms of domestic and family violence and how to mitigate its effects.

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