"In youth we learn; in age we understand."
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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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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Branded 2014 Youth Marketing Conference

Branded 2014 Youth Marketing Conference Applications due October 15!  Spots are filling up! Register today at brandedto.com On November 13th 2014, 60 rising entrepreneurs will be invited to the North York Civic Centre to experience the only FREE one day marketing/branding conference geared towards empowering young entrepreneurs to achieve success.   Branded is all about giving young entrepreneurs real tools that can...

Posted by successbl on September 16, 2014 at 4:48 pmRead More

Shooting death of popular North York teacher Abshir Hassan ‘still quite raw’

  Participants of the Community Walk of Hope for Peace gather Sunday, Sept. 14 during their commemorative walk for slain teacher Abshir Hassan and other victims of gun violence in the Lawrence Heights area.       It has been just over two months since popular school teacher Abshir Hassan walked out of his Lawrence Heights...

Posted by successbl on September 15, 2014 at 2:18 pmRead More

Remembering Dedicated Teacher, Community Mentor and York Grad Abshir Hassan

    York University MEd student Abshir Hassan (BA ’08, BEd ’11) was known by family, friends and the community as a hard-working and caring individual who was admired for his work with youth in the Lawrence Heights community where he was raised. He was a passionate teacher who wanted to make a difference...

Posted by successbl on September 3, 2014 at 11:50 amRead More

Celebrating the Life of Abshir Hassan: A Memorial Concert

  Through a generous partnership with York University and the Toronto District School Board, Celebrating the Life of Abshir Hassan: A Memorial Concert will be held on September 7th between 4pm-8pm. The doors open at 4pm for light refreshments as well as a reception where those attending can share stories and talk with one...

Posted by successbl on August 21, 2014 at 10:03 amRead More