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Children's Literacy: The Great Equalizer

“By the time children reach grade 3, they transition from learning to read, to reading to learn,” says Machelle. “If they can’t read, it’s going to impact their ability to learn and communicate. When this happens, a lot of children withdraw from the learning process and it opens the door to even more concerns, such as disengagement from school, low self-esteem and lack of confidence.”

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Impact-Focused Catalysts Working Together

KWCF’s 2019 Townhall was held on May 29th. The evening included updates about the work KWCF has been doing over the past year; followed by a passionate presentation from Sara Casselman focused on issues identified in the recent “Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada” report.

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A Family's History of Service

“Our home tended to be occupied by new “Uncles & Aunties” on a regular basis and our parents would house, feed and assist them in navigating their new surroundings,” says Dr. Chhatwal. “As is true for all new arrivals, the first few years can be difficult and challenging and we were taught to embrace these challenges with the hard work and positive outlook that our parents embodied.”

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