Written by Jessica Charles, Indigenous Leadership & Development Project Coordinator I’m definitely not one to provide guidance when it comes to investing into stocks and bonds, but I would like to throw a question into the mix on this Monday morning….. What makes a good investment? Is it the ROI? Or perhaps the stability? At Impact Society, we believe that developing and building
Written by Jessica Charles, Indigenous Leadership & Development Project Coordinator In honour of the entry of springtime, I would like to share a word I was introduced to today. Efflorescence – a state of blooming, flowering, and development. I doubt that anyone who knows me well would say that I have a green thumb, but the basic introductory Botany courses plus some common sense ha
Are you listening?
Written by Jessica Charles, Indigenous Leadership & Development Project Coordinator As a part of our partnership with Progress Energy, we had the opportunity to be a part of the Halfway River Youth Ranch Retreat. The Ranch was a beautiful open space and we were honoured to be invited. Throughout the weekend we had an opportunity to hear many of the youth’s voices in the community. There w
We Thank You!
As the 2015/ 2016 school year comes to a close (& we’re all getting excited for summer), we at Impact Society wanted to express our thanks to the 200 teachers in 56 schools that journeyed through HEROES with 6700 students this year! We salute you for your time, commitment and investment into the lives of youth. We also would like to give a shout out to all the sponsors and donors who make
The Other Side
Written by Jessica Charles, Indigenous Leadership & Development Project Coordinator Field Trips. Braces. Awkward School Photos. Junk food only diets. What do these words have in common you may ask? Why they describe the thriving and instrumental years of Junior High School of course! When the greatest tragedy in life was when someone showed up to school in the same outfit as you, or when th
…am a hero.”
…am a really happy and blessed person.”
…am not worthless like I thought I was.”
…am more than I think I am.”
…have a lot of determination.”