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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 >

Presenting Our New Nathan Gilbert Youth Innovation Fellows

Posted: January 26th, 2015 at 11:01am
On Wednesday January 28th, 2015 from 4 to 6pm  we're presenting our new Nathan Gilbert Youth Innovation Fellows at the Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St West.  Come meet them and find out what they'll be up to over the course of the coming year.

Foundation Releases 3rd Publication in its Learning Series on Youth-led Community Organizing

Posted: December 9th, 2013 at 05:12pm
Hot off the press is our third publication in our Laidlaw Learning series: Youth-led Community Organizing -- Impacts & Challenges.  Through their own voices many Youth Organizing leaders and participants share the trials and tribulations of the work they do in their communities. From recognizing oppression to challenging existing institutions... Read more >
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