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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

York Centre for Education & Community Institute 2014 Conference

Community-University-School Collaboration: Applying What We’ve Learned to a Jane/Finch context   Workshop was held as a panel discussion followed by interactive discussion that leads to generating new ideas for community-university-school collaborations with the Jane-Finch community in mind. The workshop included a presentation of academic literature on effective models of community-university-school collaborations from other jurisdictions. ...

Posted by successBL on August 20, 2014 at 6:09 pmRead More

Faculty of Education news article on SBL

Success Beyond Limits still positively impacting the lives of students in Jane and Finch   On August 7, a group of grade 9 students from the Jane and Finch community who completed a six-week summer program run by Success Beyond Limits (SBL), were celebrated at a special graduation ceremony at Moot Court in York University’s Osgoode...

Posted by successBL on at 5:36 pmRead More