Because our goals are substantial, and our vision vast, we need the support and dedication of these partners to thrive. We are able to pursue our mission with abandon, and are able to empower thousands of children to create and pursue their own missions.
The partners listed here show us what it means to be truly committed to all things ‘good.’ Their passion and leadership have measurable impact within our organization, as well as in the communities we serve.
Since 1984, Oxford Learning has been using cognitive learning techniques to help children develop more effective ways of thinking, concentrating, listening and remembering. Their cognitive approach to learning, designed by educational experts, is based on proven scientific research into how children actually learn. Learning is not about memorizing facts. It’s about knowing, really understanding, how to integrate and retain new information. Oxford Learning goes beyond tutoring, to help ignite your child’s interest in learning, not just for one school year, but for a lifetime.
Norex is a Halifax Web Design Firm, staffed with an experienced team of professionals to help you reach your business goals. Established in 2000, our goal is to produce award winning websites by delivering the best in web content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity, and the overall experience.
The Center for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED) works with individuals to harness the power of entrepreneurial thinking, and learn the skills of the entrepreneur, in order to make lasting change in their lives, families and communities. They introduce people to entrepreneurship as a way of life, and empower them with the structure and resources they need to take responsibility for their journey. Over the years, CEED has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs of all ages and stages, as well as at-risk youth, high school students and new Canadians.
Their mission at Breathing Space Yoga Studio is to help people Awaken the Extraordinary and become fully alive human beings. Through the transformational and healing nature of our yoga, their goal is to guide clients toward radiant well-being and emotional wholeness within a vibrant, caring community.
The Community Justice Society (CJS) strives to provide a community-based Restorative Justice process, offering meaningful ways to repair the harms caused by youth crime and restoring positive relationships among youth in conflict with the law, victims of youth crime and our community. Established in 1999, CJS provides Restorative Justice Programming and services to the community of the Halifax Regional Municipality. The Society educates and advocates for community engagement in crime prevention and the building of positive relationships among all community members.
The Gordon Foundation for Children and Youth is an independent charitable organization committed to a leadership role in the promotion and advancement of the mental and emotional well-being of children and youth. The Foundation uses awareness and promotion to encourage and cause change that enhances the success and well-being of children and youth. The Foundation commemorates the work of Dr. Gerald Gordon, Executive Director of the Atlantic Child Guidance Centre (ACGC) for more than 20 years. From the late 1940s until integration into the IWK Grace Health Centre in 1995, ACGC and its precursor organizations sought to improve the mental and emotional well-being of the children and youth of Nova Scotia.
Maritime Youth Standing Together (MYST) is a group of teenagers from age 13 to 18, who have spent nearly two years raising money to build a school in Mali, Africa.To learn more about how $77.12 turned into $17,000 visit MYST online.
Twirp Communications provides full-service social media management, training and consulting for businesses and charities. We make social media easy, freeing up your staff time for the heavy lifting of running your business. Whether you need to learn more about online marketing, or you just want someone to “do it for you”, there’s a Twirp for that.