Cradle to Career
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Recent News and Insights
Students participating in the On Track to Success Ujima Initiative have been busy over the last few months, and we wanted to share the highlights. Richie and Subomi share how On Track and the Ujima initiative have helped them so far.
RELEASE & VIDEO: ProsperUs, a collective of Windsor-Essex community partners is launching Ignite Academy, a new out-of-school solution designed to improve math and literacy skills for children between Grades 2 and 7, while providing wrap-around support for families. A large gathering of community partners celebrated the long-awaited announcement at General Brock Public School.
RELEASE: Rebuilding Wheels Rebuilding Lives, a community partnership that supports local families with a reliable vehicle, is handing over the keys to three donated cars this week, while the student mechanics who helped refurbish them celebrate their own accomplishments.
We’re celebrating our volunteers this week – and every week! Holley is a volunteer tutor in On Track to Success. She and one of her students, Tatianna, talk about how they both grew as a result of their involvement in the program.
January 24, 2022
Understanding the experiences of local residents key to building more resilient families
For United Way, it’s important that families have access to supports that can strengthen children in reaching their potential, including nutritious food and mental health counselling, social inclusion, and access to transportation and housing to build more stable, resilient families.
January 17, 2022
Open Letter in advance of the provincial-municipal housing summit on January 19, 2022
In advance of the provincial-municipal housing summit planned for January 19, our broad partnership of social service organizations, grassroots and community networks and United Way Centraides across Ontario are calling on elected provincial and municipal representatives and officials for urgent action on affordable housing.
December 8, 2021
Student earns life-changing opportunity
An On Track to Success graduate has been awarded a valuable provincial LGBTQ scholarship.