From the Monday, January 17, 2022 Calgary Herald, page A8
CEO of Blackfoot Confederacy council aims to preserve, showcase culture
Written by David Parker
Notes: For several years, SWIFT Learning Partners has been quietly supporting youth at Wood’s Homes with eLearning courses to help empower them to live a safe, healthy and active lifestyle. The free educational support has been logged in by more than 500 students more than 800 times to access a wide range of safety courses. SWIFT Learning CEO Kim Adolphe has now announced the formalization of a partnership with Wood’s Homes to continue delivering courses and programs — at no cost — that remove barriers to education and training to help the youth enjoy a safe, happy and productive life. Much of the offerings prepare students to join the workforce, but also include topics such as bullying prevention. Wood’s Homes is a nationally recognized children’s mental-health centre providing support for children, youth and families. More than 500 staff provide 40-plus programs and services in Calgary, Strathmore, Lethbridge and Fort McMurray.
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