The latest Community Lens examines data from the 2011 Census, focusing on the aging population in Halton.
Youth Confidence in Learning and the Future is a youth engagement and research initiative that involves students as partners in school and in community change. This study examines how young people's confidence in their learning affects their aspirations, their assurance in the future and their belief that they can act on the world to have a positive impact. This initiative is influenced by a report to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization of the International Commission on Education for the Twenty-first Century called "Learning: The Treasure Within." The Commission proposed the Four Pillars of Education as the foundations of learning throughout life:
The Working Poor in Halton
Who they are, where they live and how trends are changing
John Stapleton is a social policy consultant, teacher and activist.
Documents can be found at Open Policy Ontario - www.openpolicyontario.com
May 16, 2012
Oakville Public Library, Auditorium
120 Navy St, Oakville, ON - MAP
Online registration at http://haltonworkingpoor.eventbrite.ca
The Growing Gap: The Challenge of Poverty and Inequality
Senior Economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
April 11, 2012
Freeman/Indian Point Room,
Burlington Seniors' Centre - MAP
Online registration at http://pfh2012.eventbrite.com