The Matching Initiative: Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation

Founded in 2017, the Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation (CCLF) was created to raise awareness on the importance of early literacy, promote and develop children’s literacy initiatives, champion literacy partners, and empower people to build literacy skills in their homes and communities. The CCLF is the only national charity dedicated exclusively to children’s early literacy and works to ensure all children…

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Canada’s leading organization driving positive change for women achieves a remarkable milestone

The Prosperity Project marks its second year by realizing significant achievements TORONTO, May 24, 2022 – Today, The Prosperity Project reflects on the accomplishments the organization has achieved, since its inception during the early days of the Pandemic in May 2020. “During an extraordinary time, it is remarkable how much positive change for women our dedicated and committed volunteer leaders…

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Women business and community leaders of the Prosperity Project laud the collaborative work of the federal government with the provinces to create historic agreement for Canadian women

Federal and Ontario government commitment is much-needed investment in Ontario economy and working families TORONTO, March 28, 2022 – The Prosperity Project commends the federal and Ontario governments for today’s funding announcement to support the creation of a sustainable national childcare program to address the needs of working families. This long-term commitment to improving working parents’ ability to participate in…

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Key Findings from the “Propelling Women into STEM and Skilled and Non-Traditional Professions” Conference

The conference “Propelling Women into STEM and Skilled and Non-Traditional Professions,” was the Quebec portion of a series of virtual panels held across Canada as part of The Prosperity Project’s (TPP) Rosie the Riveter Initiative. The panels, which focus on women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), skilled and non-traditional trades, and leadership roles, were held with the support…

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2021 National Roundtable on Women in Skilled Trades hosted by The Prosperity Project

The Prosperity Project brought together 23 individuals representing a range of organizations, associations, and institutions from across Canada to discuss the transformational change needed to address the lack of women in skilled trades. The Roundtable gave participants the opportunity to share their experiences and learnings in addressing the barriers women face when entering, remaining and progressing in the trades and to discuss…

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The Matching Initiative: Homeward Bound

Launched by WoodGreen in 2004, Homeward Bound is an award-winning comprehensive 4-year program that helps homeless or inadequately housed single mothers achieve lasting economic self-sufficiency. The first of its kind in Canada, Homeward Bound provides single mothers access to transitional housing, post-secondary education, childcare, and sustainable employment. The 4-year program includes a free 2-year college education in diploma programs such…

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