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Learn More About our 2015-2016 YLCCP Grantees!

Posted: July 17th, 2015 at 03:07pm
For the 2015-2016 round of Youth-led Community Change program the Foundation has funded 14 initiatives in the Province. Learn more about the work our grantees are doing below!   A4L Youth Nexus A4L Youth Nexus is a group of young people with lived experiences of the child welfare system and adoption system in Ontario that is working... Read more >

Youth CI ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST COHORT OF GRANTEES

Posted: June 24th, 2015 at 03:06pm
Youth CI announces its first cohort of local youth collaboratives receiving support through coaching services and grants. June 24, 2015- The Laidlaw Foundation The Laidlaw Foundation and Innoweave are pleased to announce the first round of Youth CI collaboratives receiving coaching services and grants to support their Youth Collective Impact... Read more >

Outgoing remarks from former Chair John Fox

Posted: June 23rd, 2015 at 03:06pm
COURAGE AND IMPACT THE NEXT STEPS OF THE LAIDLAW FOUNDATION John Fox – June 15, 2015   I have had the honour of being the Chair of the Board of the Laidlaw Foundation for most of the last four years and over those four years, Laidlaw has seen a significant amount of change. There has been a new Strategic Plan, a new Executive... Read more >

Laidlaw Foundation Funds People for Education Report on Streaming in Ontario High Schools

Posted: April 13th, 2015 at 10:04am
A new People for Education report outlines evidence of disadvantage created by streaming grade 8 students into applied or academic courses.  It examines the gap between Ontario's stated policy regarding student's choices in high school and the reality on the ground.  Should grade 8 students be required to make decisions that have such important... Read more >

Talking Back Against Rape Culture

Posted: April 8th, 2015 at 02:04pm
On March 5th, 2015 Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne announced her new sexual violence and harassment plan.  On April 25th, 2015 the Foundation will host a panel discussion on how young people and grassroots communities are working to transform rape culture into consent culture. Join some of our grantees and stakeholders for a powerful event that... Read more >
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