“The housing was pretty bad. We moved about every six months, maybe a year if we were lucky,” Roberts said.
"Talking with Halifax principal Gord McKelvie restores your faith in the potential for schools to make a difference in the lives of teens in challenging circumstances."
"I've been thinking a lot lately about social capital, and how important it is to have access to opportunities that support our growth. We want to believe we're all working on a level playing field, but the reality is that the circles we run in often impact the goals we set for ourselves."
From Canada-wide initiatives to harnessing the power of small communities, these organizations are hoping to put poverty behind.
“Of the excellent programs that do just that, Pathways to Education — born out of Toronto’s Regent Park in 2001 and now helping thousands of young people in eight provinces — shines as an example of how supporting young people living in low-income
Improving metropolitan school systems can be a Herculean challenge and it has defeated wave after wave of school reform initiatives.
Kitchener, ON: Carizon is pleased to be celebrating its 10th year of delivering the Pathways to Education program in Kitchener.
Kishan, a Pathways alum from Scarborough Village, and Peter Walker, our Campaign Manager, were on CP24 to talk about barriers to education that young people from low-income communities face during high school.
Rexdale’s Andre Hanna is preparing to embark on the trip of a lifetime, courtesy of Pathways to Education and Operation Groundswell (OG).