Students make an impact through social entrepreneurship
November 17, 2014

Child and Youth Worker students part of Georgian’s Community Project Initiative have been making an impact locally and globally this semester.

In partnership with various organizations, they’ve identified community issues and helped create sustainable solutions through social entrepreneurship and experiential learning.

Three young females work around a table on an art project.

Through Blooming Acres residential community, Taylor Brown (left), Natalia Baldo (foreground) and Nicole Vos (background) worked with three youth with developmental disabilities to implement a creative art workshop series. The series led to an art exhibition.

Lauren Baldson, Katrina Brown and Carmel Mehabati (pictured left to right) created and implemented a series of activities that helped foster a sense of community at Cumberland Beach Public School. Their final activity was a Unity Tree that brought all grade levels together.

Lauren Baldson, Katrina Brown and Carmel Mehabati (pictured left to right) created and implemented a series of activities that helped foster a sense of community at Cumberland Beach Public School. Their final activity was a Unity Tree that brought all grade levels together.

Kyla Murphy (pictured second from left) and Francine Lamontagne (not pictured) worked hard to collect funds for Right to Play. They exceeded their goal and raised $626 - enough to support 12 children through Right to Play weekly programming for one year.

Kyla Murphy (pictured second from left) and Francine Lamontagne (not pictured) worked hard to collect funds for Right to Play. They exceeded their goal and raised $626 – enough to support 12 children through Right to Play weekly programming for one year.