McMaster Daily News Coverage of the January 2013 Fundraiser

January 18, 2013 in Media

McMaster University’s news service published this article just prior to the fundraiser on January 16.

“This program honours and celebrates the essence of all aspects of each person. Everybody has a strength and everyone has a talent, they just might not know it. We hold a mirror up to the person so they see that,” says Patricia Gough, CORE’s executive director. She added the program is an alternative way of learning for those who don’t learn through traditional approaches in school.

 

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Spectator Coverage of the January 2013 Fundraiser

January 18, 2013 in Media

On January 16th, CORE conducted a function to raise awareness and interest in the program. The Hamilton Spectator was there taking photos and interviewing the staff and participants, and the following article was featured in the Jan 18th edition of the paper.

David Spohn struggled to fit in at Sir Allan MacNab.

“In regular high school, you don’t get to express yourself,” the 22-year-old says.

There are rules to follow, and conventions.

So he dropped out, and for a few years did nothing.

But now a unique, alternative learning program is giving him a second shot at a high school diploma.

 

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CORE Open House and Youth Presentation

June 11, 2011 in Media

CORE Open House and Youth Presentation

McMaster University Systems of Prevention & Care:

In addition to showcasing their work, this group of impressive teens put together a presentation referred to as “Silencing the Red” in response to the Hamilton Spectator Code Red series on poverty in Hamilton. This presentation touched on the challenges these youth face growing up in this city and it stressed the importance of a community working together to overcome those challenges.