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  • Live Here and Make It Better

    Live Here and Make It Better

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    Alex grew up in the neighbourhood.  It’s a neighbourhood with character, history and a strong sense of community, but it also tends to be more of place that people move from rather than to.  Alex has stayed.  Sometimes his friends or colleagues will ask him why.  “They say that the way to be successful is […]

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  • I never had the opportunity to finish schooling

    I never had the opportunity to finish schooling

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    Born in Jamaica, Lloyd moved to Canada to start a new life with his family. After settling in Hamilton, Lloyd sought assistance in finding a job. He paid a visit to Employment Hamilton where he realized his lack of formal education would make finding a decent job difficult. “I never had the opportunity to finish […]

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  • A lot of these kids don’t have anywhere else to go.

    A lot of these kids don’t have anywhere else to go.

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      Ten-year-old Anthony has already starting saving up for his future. He receives one dollar every Monday from Welcome Inn Community Centre where he attends Learn and Fun After-School program. Anthony has been consistently saving his money, while occasionally making a small donation to local charities. “They cook, play and do homework,” says Vickey, Anthony’s […]

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