Adult Education: Resources & Stories

Find out more about initiatives taking place in partnership with the Catherine Donnelly Foundation, as well as stories of impact from recent Adult Education grant partners.


A partnership to advance broader social change strategies, participation, and organization through a women-led adult education process with Indigenous, Newcomers/Refugees, and Low Income Canadian populations.

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Power Shift¬†supports those who experience or are at risk of social exclusion with the tools to actively engage with society and claim their right to shape their lives. Created by Montreal inclusion pioneers Exeko and supported by the Catherine Donnelly Foundation, the innovative program embraces the lived experience of participants. Read more about ‘intellectual emancipation’ and Power Shift.

WOMEN WEAVING THEIR DREAMSwomen weaving their dreams participants 2

Women Weaving their Dreams is an
innovative project with women refugees from Syria, Africa, and the Middle East. Over the span of 8
months (fall 2017 – spring 2018), 2 separate cohorts of 31 women met to explore issues around
loss/grief/healing and the challenges of integration. Read more…