2023 WINTER NEWSLETTER

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.

Annual Report 2022 to 2023

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…

Wanda Road Street Party

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…

Daily Protest against the STCA expansion

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…

2023 Howcroft Lecture Recording

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…

Howcroft Lecture

Romero House invites you to an Online Lecture with Ausma Malik City Councillor Ward 10 – Spadina—Fort YorkTue, 31 January 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM ESTThe first hijab-wearing Muslim woman elected to public office in Canada, Councillor Malik is known for staring down hate and inspiring hope for racial justice, economic reconstruction, and democratic…