After a chemical weapon exploded near his home in war-torn Syria, Yousef Alkurdi said boredom and isolation were just as overwhelming as the injuries he spent three years recovering from in a Lebanese hospital. Speaking through translator Eman El Halies, an administrative assistant at Pathways Skill Development and Placement Centre who’s helping the Syrian refugee […]
Put away the 3D printers and swap wireless technology for wooden planks: London’s newest maker space is all about circular saws, not circuit boards. The London Community Woodshop opened this week, a do-it-yourself dream spot filled with enough equipment to make any handy person drool. “It’s a place of connection. People can start learning about […]
We are thrilled to announce that Pathways has been awarded a $476,800 grant from the Local Poverty Reduction Fund! This grant will allow us to fund the Skills to Work program over the next 2 years. “The Skills to Work program will enable newcomer youth who are not in education, employment or training, and who […]
On November 16th, 2016, Pathways received the Community Impact Award during the 10th Annual Pillar Community Innovation Awards. For more than 25 years Pathways helped people to overcome barriers to meaningful employment, through employment services, placement, skill development programs and social enterprises. We are honoured to be the recipient of this year’s Community Impact Award!
On November 13th, the London Community Foundation awarded a 2-year $190,000 grant to Pathways for the London Community Woodshop. This grant will assist with the purchase of tools and the hiring of a Woodshop Coordinator. Thank you to the London Community Foundation for supporting this project! To learn more about the London Community Woodshop, or to […]