In the Canadian nonprofit sector, Pathways to Education works with schools to provide support in many areas not just in academia, such as social and financial support and mentoring.
For Cody Allan, school was little more than a year of struggling to maintain his grades while trying not to focus on a dysfunctional home life. ... It was just before going into Grade 9 that he saw a Pathways to Education pamphlet that came in the mail.
Pathways to Education, which was founded in 2001, helps at-risk students stay in school and eventually graduate and attend post-secondary institutions.
Calvin Cheng, 25, grew up in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood, an inner-city public housing complex in Toronto once notorious for dangerous gangs like the Asian Assassinz. ...