Results: Toronto

  • 2013 Leadership Award - Toronto

    Deborah Worboys

    Debbie is recognized for her inspiring leadership and her solutions-based approach that enabled the Toronto Centre Team at JVS Toronto to perform at a higher level. Through her leadership, the Centre was able to significantly impove their statistics in only three months. She accomplished success by gaining the immediate trust and respect from staff by […]

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  • 2013 Leadership Award - Toronto

    Chris Pike

    Chris is recognized for his leadership when he took on the role as Team Lead during a time of great change and rapid growth at Anishnawbe Health Toronto. He exemplifies a strengths-based, person-centered practitioner, and this translates into his work with both clients and staff. His commitment to responsible, ethical, and informed care has helped […]

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  • 2013 Innovation Award - Toronto

    Letecia Rose

    Letecia is recognized for introducing the Art of Facilitation program at Nia Centre for the Arts to improve service to their target group. This program created a citywide network of 33 Artist Facilitators with specific training to holistically support healthy identity development of young people. Graduates of the Art of Facilitation program have taken the […]

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  • 2013 Innovation Award - Toronto

    Kevin Lee

    As Executive Director of Scadding Court Community Centre, Kevin Lee has pushed the community sector to think more creatively. For many promising entrepreneurs and innovators, the capital, physical space and support necessary to start a business are out of reach, leaving them few options to realize their dream and potential. Kevin launched Market 707 which […]

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  • 2013 Innovation Award - Toronto

    Katie Giles

    Katie is recognized for advancing new approaches to cross-cultural communications and cultural specific programs that ensure diverse seniors in the community benefit from the wellness programs and services. Many seniors at the Centre suffer strokes, heart attacks and illnesses requiring hospitalization. After returning home, these seniors wanted to exercise but were too frail to attempt […]

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  • 2013 Dedication Award - Toronto

    Naly Lima

    Naly strives tirelessly to build bridges in and across communities, assist individuals and families to meet their needs and ensure inclusivity and access to opportunities for everyone. She is a model for settlement workers on how to overcome boundaries and become better community service workers. Through her work with with settlement staff, she has supported […]

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  • 2013 Dedication Award - Toronto

    Shelley Nicholas

    Since 2006, Shelley has worked as the Administrative Assistant for two Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACT) at the Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto Branch (CMHA). While the two ACT Teams have more than 200 clients, Shelley takes her time to get to know every single client. To her, all clients are valued and respected. She […]

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  • 2013 Dedication Award - Toronto

    Michael P. Nevin

    Mike is recognized for his unwavering commitment to his work at FoodShare Toronto. He is dedicated to creating innovative methods that can be modeled, replicated, and that are community-based in nature. He is seen as a living example of the environmental call to “think globally and act locally”, by grounding his environmental activism in his […]

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  • 2013 Dedication Award - Toronto

    Laverne Blake

    Laverne is recognized for her commitment to clients and staff coupled with her tireless work ethic. She is a strong promoter of advocacy both within the shelter setting and externally in the community. For example, she successfully built a solid relationship with another organization to have student lawyers visit the shelter to facilitate free legal […]

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  • 2012 Partnership Award - Toronto

    Community Partnership

    The Bridge to Success (B2S) Project Partnership works toward raising the bar on youth academic success by providing educational enhancement support for grade 9 students and other students deemed academically or socially at risk. These students develop youth leadership capacity and civic engagement knowledge. The program also provides networking opportunities for youth to achieve overall […]

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