PuCKS-Barber Presentation Nov 25_14
Irving K. Barber Endowment for Educational Opportunities... PAVE'ing the way for Marginalized Youth! H Thank you! Irving K. Barber ... $15-32 per week per youth is a steal! "Because We Must..." Sept to June (10 mos) "The most important point of the educational system is to instil
Strange new worlds still tough for resilient and resourceful refugees
More than 23,000 refugees arrived in Canada last year, some 9,600 as government-sponsored refugees. Of those, 711 settled in B.C. and 217 found new homes in Surrey. Many refugee youth come with war trauma, poor health and illiteracy due to refugee camp conditions, grief over the death of loved ones, or fear for those left behind.
Escape from Myanmar brings family to Langley
The strip malls, big-box outlets and mega-churches of Langley City are 12,000 kilometres from steamy Myanmar, a brutal South Asian military dictatorship that is infamous for having placed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest.