Our 2023 Winter Newsletter, BECOMMING NEIGHBORS, is out! See what our community has been up to the last few months–summer camp, soccer, coping with loss, welcoming new faces–and reflections on what’s to come. This post provides more details on each article and link to our complete edition.
Join us for Romero House’s Evening of Peace this year on the 25th of December! at 6pm in the Church of St Martin in the Fields.
This year Romero House strengthened its foundations: improving the quality of our housing so that refugees feel safe and dignified, expanding our volunteer base to enhance the support we can offer, and improving collaboration with partner organisations. After two difficult COVID years, we saw the return of many of the community events that make Romero…Details
Although I have been volunteering as a member of the Romero House community in different roles for many years, I have never before taken the opportunity to share some of what this experience has meant to me. Since the beginning of the Covid pandemic, I have had a couple of new roles: English language conversation…Details
On Saturday, June 10th, Romero House will have its annual street party on Wanda Road. The road will be closed off for the afternoon into the night for the party. The Wanda Road street party began as a way to build community between Romero House residents and workers and our neighbours. Now we come together…Details
Since March 27th until April 28th, advocates are staging a daily protest to the recent expansion of the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) in Toronto. We invite you to join us on this daily protest ! This expansion of the STCA has devastating impact on people who have been forcibly displaced and are seeking protection. The…Details
Would you like to be part of Romero House’s mission of welcoming refugees as our neighbours? We are looking for individuals who share our passion and commitment to serving the community. As a member of the board of directors, you will be responsible for overseeing Romero House’s work, including financial, legal, and quality oversight. You…Details
We invite you to watch the video of our annual Howcroft Lecture recording for 2023. The lecture series honours one of the founding members of Romero House, Lorne Howcroft, and his commitment to faith and justice. Our speaker this year was Ausma Malik. The first hijab-wearing Muslim woman elected to public office in Canada, Councillor Malik is known for staring down…Details