National Forum on Literacy and Poverty

Date: 

26 Avril 2017 - 12h30 - 17h00

Organisé par : 

Collège Frontière

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 literacy@frontiercollege.ca and Follow us on Twitter @frontiercollege

Registration is free. Space is limited.

Register to attend

Featured panelists include:

Stephen Faul
President and CEO, Frontier College

Jim Silver
Professor and Chair, Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies University of Winnipeg

Aj`a Oliver
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

Craig Alexander
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.

Coordonnées: 

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salle Holden Fisher
Montréal, QC H3G 1T3
Canada