TORONTO, July 18 /CNW/ - Jamaal Magloire of the NBA (National Basketball
Association) has agreed to serve as a "Youth Community Ambassador" on behalf
of several organizations working with youth in Toronto. The primary focus will
be on programs which will help our young people "Stay in School".
Public School Board Trustee, Michael Coteau who represents Don Valley
East, notes that with a high drop-out rate among students from certain
communities, Jamaal's leadership would provide a beacon of hope for many of
our young people.
Scheduled speakers will include: Jean Augustine who in 2007 was nominated
to become the first Fairness Commissioner and is the Chair in Education in the
New Urban Environment at York University, and Chair of the Nutrition Task
Force. Aubrey Zidenberg, Vice President of B'nai Brith Canada and
Rick Gosselin President and founder of the Children's Breakfast Club which
serves 23 communities across the Greater Toronto Area and is the longest
standing children's nutritional program in the city of Toronto.
Date: July 21, 2008
Place: Miles Nadel Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Ave.
Spadina and Bloor
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