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  • 1. Community Schools in Burnaby Burnaby Rotary Club Presentation March 5, 2010
  • 2. A community school is a regular school with special belief in, and emphasis on the value of community involvement.
  • 3. 7 Community Schools
    • Gilmore
    • Lochdale
    • Stoney Creek
    • Second Street
    • Edmonds
    • Stride
    • Maywood
  • 4. Community Schools are places… to learn
  • 5. to play
  • 6. to gain new skills
  • 7. to feel safe
  • 8. to get help for basic needs
  • 9. to share resources
  • 10. to get information
  • 11. to become involved
  • 12. to work together
  • 13. to solve neighbourhood problems
  • 14. It’s a place where children, students, staff, families, residents, agencies, and local businesses come together to build a strong and caring community.
  • 15. It’s about making a difference and building strong vibrant communities
  • 16. Community Schools are a hub for…
    • Early learning Programs for Families
  • 17.
    • Supporting new immigrant families
  • 18.
    • Youth activities and leadership training
  • 19.
    • Coordination of agency services for children and families
  • 20.
    • Adult continuing education classes
  • 21.
    • Summer programs for all ages
  • 22.
    • Celebrations, events, and projects to connect the community
  • 23.
    • Volunteer opportunities
  • 24. Issues & Challenges
    • Food Security
    • Volunteers
    • Affordability
    • Under/Unemployment
    • Need for low cost / no cost out-of-school programs for children
  • 25. Current focus for community schools
    • Out-of-school programming
    • Low cost / no cost
    • Creative programs for 9-12 year olds
    • Creative partnerships for future childcare