Ethnic and migrant people of Hamilton are invited to participate!

We have a number of projects and programmes and would love to get your feedback on what most interests you about what we offer.  Please take 3 minutes to find out more and give us your thoughts through this quick survey.

The objectives of the community development scheme of Shama are to:

  • Create and strengthen migrant community connections
  • Help ethnic groups and migrants become more resilient and resourced
  • Tap into the richness of cultural diversity
  • Develop ethnic youth leadership skills
  • Maximize quality of life

The projects & programmes we offer to meet those objectives include:

  • The Ethnic Business Network
  • Pearls of Wisdom: An Intergenerational Multi-Cultural Project
  • Youth Week events:
    • Teen Leadership & Diversity Camp
    • Young Adult Unconference
  • Cooperative Workshop Series for Community-Led Development
    • A New Economy: Cooperative and Regenerative Local Economy
    • Co-Housing and Community Land Trusts
    • Community Supported Agriculture
  • Civic Participation Workshop
  • Facilitation (of Group Process) Workshop
  • Cultural Kaleidoscope
  • Shama Ethnic Advisor Group
  • Ethnic Youth Advisor Group