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Literacy is a key driver in moving Canadians away from poverty.
Evidence suggests that investment in literacy will benefit the economy by reducing costs in social assistance, healthcare, and justice while increasing productivity and earnings. What are we waiting for?
Join us as we reveal the barriers created by low literacy and explore ways in which individuals and communities can make positive change through the power of literacy.
This conversation will be webcast live to satellite conferences in cities across Canada. We welcome questions for our panelists via email firstname.lastname@example.org and Follow us on Twitter @frontiercollege
Registration is free. Space is limited.
Featured panelists include:
President and CEO, Frontier College
Professor and Chair, Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies University of Winnipeg
Student at the Kaakiyow li moond likol Adult Learning Centre
Dr. Dorothy W. Williams
Operations and Fund Development Manager, Desta Black Youth Network/ reseau de la jeunesse noire
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
Moderated by Dave Angus
Co-Chair, Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council
If you are unable to attend in person, you can tune in to watch the live webcast. Please click here to register for the webcast.