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Monday, January 27 • 14:00 - 15:00
213: Building Bridges to Employment Through Social Enterprise

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Supportive programming and business development combined can drive successful outcomes for at-risk youth. Learn about the approach utilized by Choices for Youth, which leverages social enterprises, experiential training and wrap-around support to create diverse and transitional employment for youth who cannot access the traditional labour market. Three social enterprises – Impact Construction, Neighbourhood and The Shop – will be highlighted throughout.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Connect career development with transitional employment through social enterprise;
  • Understand the complexities required to start a social enterprise;
  • Encourage a person-centred design in career development through social enterprise

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Chelsey MacNeil

Director of Social Enterprise, Education and Employment, Choices for Youth
Chelsey MacNeil is an entrepreneur, business developer and social innovator. She has 10+ years of experience developing business models through through social and place-based business.

Monday January 27, 2020 14:00 - 15:00 EST
Room | Salle 213