The Matching Initiative: Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women’s Empowerment

Named after the Honourable Jean Augustine, the first African-Canadian woman to be elected to the House of Commons, the Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women’s Empowerment was established in 2014 to provide programs for girls aged 7 to 17 to support their mental, physical and social well-being. Based in Etobicoke, Ontario, the Jean Augustine Centre provides programs, camps and workshops to…

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The Globe and Mail – A post-pandemic prosperity plan for women: Drawing inspiration from Rosie the Riveter, 80 years later

One of the few bright spots of COVID-19 is that it has highlighted an ugly truth and created a sense of urgency to address it: Working women face disproportionate challenges. Policy-makers and employers are responding by introducing accommodations that will shape the future of work. Huge public-sector investments in infrastructure, together with rapid advancements in science and technology, are also…

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A Statement from our Founder on Kamloops Indian Residential School

I would like to express The Prosperity Project’s profound sorrow over the tragic news of the remains of the 215 children found on the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. To our Founding Visionaries Roberta Jamieson and Vianne Timmons, and Visionaries Michèle Audette, Chastity Davis and Denise Williams, we stand in solidarity with you, the K’emlúps te Secwépemc…

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