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PLI and TYC Community Forum

On October 25th ,  SBL went to Osgoode Hall Law School to watch a short documentary and have a discussion around policing, community safety, and voter turnout in Toronto. The event was proudly hosted by Toronto Youth Cabinet (TYC) and the Policing Literacy Initiative (PLI). The documentary was introduced by an SBL Mentor, Noah Osman, who also...

Posted by successBL on October 30, 2014 at 10:17 amRead More

Youth on Democracy Documentary

  A documentary produced by youth for youth, Youth on Democracy is a city-wide collaboration featuring interviews with youth across Toronto who provide eye opening perspectives that makes the ‘apathy’ excuse a lot harder to sell. While shedding light on why young people aren’t heading to the polls in great numbers, it also showcases the inspiring...

Posted by successbl on October 28, 2014 at 2:05 pmRead More

Chris Penrose Speaks on Toronto’s Top Priorities

      What does this election mean for this city? Matt Galloway spoke with Chris Penrose, he is the Executive Director of Success Beyond Limits. And we opened the phone lines to some of our listeners. Listen  (runs 14:57)

Posted by successbl on at 12:58 pmRead More

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