"In youth we learn; in age we understand."
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Posted on: June 22, 2012

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Behind the Scenes at TIFF

  SBL participant and Westview student Mohamed Ibrahim recently sat down with Chris Penrose to talk about his experiences as a youth member on the TIFF Next Wave committee. Here’s what he had to say:   How did you get involved with TIFF? Well, Tesfai (from Success Beyond Limits) announced information about TIFF Next...

Posted by successbl on October 23, 2014 at 12:38 pmRead More

October Career Day

  As the time approaches for students to fill out post-secondary applications, the implications of such a monumental task heavily impacts their prospective careers. With the aim of easing some of the anxiety that comes with making such a difficult decision, SBL is bringing in young professionals from a myriad of fields providing youth...

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SBL 1000 Dinners Conversation on CBC

    On October 7th we hosted a dinner in our space as a part of #1000DinnersTO, where people from across the city were discussing the challenges and opportunities that our city is facing.  The dinner had some of our staff, students, mentors and mentor alumni present, along with Matt Galloway from CBC.  ...

Posted by successBL on October 9, 2014 at 1:53 pmRead More

SBL Summer 2014 – Perspective of the Mentors & Mentees

    Here’s a recap of SBL Summer 2014, with insights and perspectives from mentors and mentees.  

Posted by successbl on October 6, 2014 at 4:32 pmRead More

Chris Penrose on Metro Morning Speaking about School Safety


Posted by successbl on September 25, 2014 at 5:25 pmRead More

York Centre for Education and Community (YCEC) Summer Institute 2014

  Every year since it started in 2009, we have attended and brought a youth voice to the YCEC Summer Institute.   This year, we were honoured to be a partner and to sit on the organizing committee.  Our participation included moderating and participating on the Youth Panel and the delivery of a workshop...

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