Pathways alumnus and CEDA Pathways staff member Brandon was interviewed at United Way campaign launch about the positive impacts of the Pathways to Education Program.
"This year, FH turns 70 and to celebrate this amazing milestone we launched a year-long celebration where offices across our network are coming together with a renewed spirit toward volunteerism and fundraising in support of organizations that foster social inclusion.
Manitoba’s new government is supporting a program designed to reduce high school drop-out rates and increase access to post-secondary education with a $625,000 grant to Pathways to Education, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today.
Pathways alumna, Roshaan, was interviewed on The Candy Palmater Show and she spoke about her experience as a newcomer to Canada and how Pathways to Education supported her along her high school journey.
"And volunteer mentoring programs like Pathways to Education have a strategic role to play. Canada is a world leader in volunteerism, but these kids, whose parents are themselves struggling with language and adjustment, need the support of established citizens.
“When I was entering high school there was a program in the community called Pathways to Education. It provided me with social, financial and education support to stay in school and become successful.
"Pathways is a story of a vision and the development of a system to give effect to this vision and then the building of a business. The essential ingredients to Pathways’ success are vision and leadership. It is a familiar theme.