Multicultural Association of Saint John Inc.

M.A.S.J. Inc.

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Contact Information
Office Phone 506-849-8778
E-Mail masjinc@gmail.com
Primary Contact Melana Iverson, Executive Director, Multicultural Program Director, Project Coordinator, Multicultural Association of Saint John Inc.; Phone: 506-849-8778 * 506-658-8020; Email: daba@rogers.com
Mailing Address 5 Bartlett Rd 
Rothesay, NB E2H 2W8
Description & Services
Description of service(s) The Multicultural Association was formed in 1980 and was provincially-incorporated on November 8, 1984 as a charitable, non-profit, non-denomination, non-partisan Multicultural Association. Actively promotes New Brunswick’s Policy on Multiculturalism, its goals and objectives as supported by the Multicultural Act of Canada (1988), as supported by the Canadian Human Rights Act (1977) and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (1982). 
 
Our purpose is to work for equal treatment for citizens of all cultures, in matters of cultural expression, in matters of human rights and access to and participation in all aspects of civic life and society.  
 
Stakeholder support, facilitation and referral services in the on-going development of multicultural programming, services and initiatives throughout all sectors (business, health education and community). 
 
Human Rights Advocacy Services 
 
Policy Development Activities are provided through a primary representative of the Multicultural Association of Saint John Inc. at the Local, Provincial and National Level. 
 
Multicultural Enhanced Settlement and Orientation Services for Newcomers (Fee for Service) 
 
M.A.S.J. Inc. offers a Corporate Sponsorship Program that provides an accessible opportunity for stakeholders to demonstrate better support and respect for multiculturalism and human rights.  
 
Multicultural Awards and Recognition Program
Hours Appointments are available upon request.
Areas Served Charlotte County ; Kings County ; St John County
Boundaries Saint John Region: Sussex to St. Stephen, inclusive of the Village of St. Martins and the Town of Grand Bay Westfield
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Application N/A
Languages English
Fees Membership - Annual Membership - Individual $20.00, Family $25.00, Student/Senior $5.00, Sm. Business, Community Groups/Non-Profits/Associations $35.00, Company/Corporation $175.00 ; Membership - Annual Membership - Individual $20.00, Family $25.00, Student/Senior $5.00, Sm. Business, Community Groups/Non-Profits/Associations $55.00, Company/Corporation $175.00
Location information
Located In Community Saint John
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Elections MASJ Inc. is governed by an elected Board of Directors and in accordance with the By Laws of the Multicultural Association of Saint John Inc. (M.A.S.J. Inc.).
Print Material Membership Application Form 
New Brunswick's Policy on Multiculturalism - Mandate Document 
Heritage Performer (Individual/Group) Application Form 
M.A.S.J. Inc. Corporate and Event Sponsorship Application Package 
Multicultural Festival of Colours Exhibitor Application Package (M.A.S.J. Inc. Members) 
Multicultural Festival of Colours Exhibitor Application Package (M.A.S.J. Inc. Non-Members) 
Multicultural Festival of Colours Exhibitor Application Package (M.A.S.J. Inc. Government/Corporations) 
Multicultural Festival of Colours Heritage Performance / Group Application Package 
Multicultural Regional Awards and Recognition Nomination Package
Designated Day/Week/Month/ Events FREE PUBLIC CELEBRATIONS OF CULTURAL EXPRESSION, MULTICULTURALISM AND EQUALITY 
 
EVENTS 
Date: September 23, 24, 25 2016 
Event: Multicultural Festival of Colours 
Location: TBA 
 
CELEBRATE CANADA EVENTS 
Date: June 21 (annually) 
Event: National Aboriginal Day Event 
 
Date: June 27 (annually) 
Event: Canadian Multiculturalism Day Event 
 
OUTREACH ACTIVITIES, EVENTS AND SERVICES 
Human Rights Advocacy, Cultural Community Development, Multicultural Event Development & Facilitation Services, Multicultural Program & Policy Development & Event Facilitation Services, Multicultural Speaker Presentations
Subjects
Service Categories Human Relations Groups ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs

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