About Us

Our Vision

Breaking the cycle of poverty through education.

Our Mission

For youth in low-income communities, Pathways to Education provides the resources and network of support to graduate from high school and build the foundation for a successful future.

What We Believe

We believe in the strength and potential of young people and the communities that stand behind them. We believe in the power of our partners, including individual volunteers, organizations, and government supporters. We believe in our ability to learn from others and apply that learning to make our work the best it can be. We strive for impact, whether in the life of one student, the strength of one community, or the health of our country. Our goal is to ensure that one day, every young person in Canada can graduate from high school.

How We Work

The award-winning Pathways to Education Program is provided to high school students living in low-income communities across Canada. Our program’s holistic combination of academic, financial, social, and one-on-one supports is proven to remove barriers to graduation and promote positive youth development during critical high school years.

To ensure the success, quality, and sustainability of the Pathways Program, we commit significant time and research to selecting the communities we work in and with.

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that Pathways to Education Canada is situated on the Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as well as the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and Haudenosaunee Peoples. We also recognize those First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples who now call Toronto home.  

We acknowledge the land our office is situated on is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. This reinforces our awareness that we are Treaty People and we have our own set of rights and responsibilities as it applies to this and other Treaties. We understand our role is to learn more about this local area and its accurate history, and continue to build our competency to act on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action that are relevant to our role in education and youth programming.   

We acknowledge the significant responsibility we have been granted by students, partners, communities, families, and First Nations as a resource that will support Indigenous students to graduate from high school and realize their true potential. We understand that this must be done with a culturally respectful and relevant approach and we will continue our learning, engagement, and relationship-building so that our practice is the very best it can be.   

Our responsibility

Accountability and transparency are key.

Our people

Learn more about the people powering our growth.

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