New video series featuring newcomers’ experience in Richmond

Richmond News

The City of Richmond is launching a new video series highlighting stories of newly settled Richmond residents and resources to help them in the community.

Five short videos were created for the Newcomers Video Series project and is part of the city’s Cultural Harmony Plan.

The plan is looking to create “viable options of providing city-related information” to those new to the city, immigrants and refugees to help them access available services to get them settled.

There are several subtitle languages for the videos including Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Punjabi and Ukranian.

Subtitles in Arabic and Farsi are also in the works.

“The City recognizes the unique experiences of newcomers and the ongoing need to strive towards inclusion for all residents,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie.

“This informative video series celebrates and highlights the opportunities for newcomers in Richmond.” …

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