YSM’s informative webinars explore the complexities of poverty in Toronto and the neighbours affected by the rising epidemic, as well as the work being done by YSM and our partners to help community members journey out of poverty.
Pathways to Meaningful Income: An Individual’s Journey
March 9, 2023
Supported by Future Skills Centre, Pathways to Meaningful Income: An Individual’s Journey explores how a community member living in poverty secures meaningful employment, as well as mental health support along the way.
Behind The Scenes: A Day in our Life at the Mission
November 27, 2022
Our fourth webinar, Behind The Scenes: A Day in our Life at the Mission, pulls back the curtain and shows the daily struggles of the community members we serve and the lives transformed through the generosity of our donors.
Poverty Myth Busters: Community Building
September 22, 2022
Our third webinar, Poverty Myth Busters: Building Community, dives deeper into the ways in which YSM and community agencies are working together to create a support network for struggling neighbours.
Poverty Myth Busting: Changing Lives
July 20, 2022
Our second webinar, “Poverty Myth Busters: Changing Lives,” deepens our understanding of poverty in Toronto, and discuss tangible actions we can take to be part of the solution.
The panel is comprised of three YSM staff members, including Senior Director of Programs Sandra Seaborn, Opportunities Fund Program Coordinator in Employment Services Esther Jang and Volunteer Resources Manager Jeff Abraham.
Poverty Myth Busting: Understanding Poverty in Toronto
February 24, 2022
Poverty Myth Busting: Understanding Poverty in Toronto addresses common misperceptions, illustrates the current face of poverty in Toronto, and the role YSM is playing, together with others, to create a solution.
Frontline workers from YSM discuss relief programs, explore different issues linked to poverty in Toronto, and our journey to introduce positive changes