Thank you to our 2023 Rural Change Makers program partners for walking with us on this leadership journey and sharing their gifts, knowledge and expertise.
Caceila Trahan and Muna Mohamed, Trillium Youth Opportunities Fund
John Kiser and Carolina Triana, Libro Credit Union
Malerie Rollins, Linda Zensner,Dan Goertz & Tracey Legge, Each One Teach One
Paul Nichol and Heather Boas, Community Futures Huron
Lisa Harper, Perth-Huron United Way
Laura Calmwind & Toinette Kakepetum , Opiikapawiin Services LP
Anne Vincent & Catherine Lockhart, Timmins Youth Wellness Hub
Asmey Maracle, Centre for First Nations Governance
Suzie Johnson-Smith and Julie Johnson, City of Peterborough Social Services
Meredith Davis, Goodroots Consulting
Tanya Hannah Rumble, Tanya Rumble Inclusive Fundraising
Cari Meloch, Chantelle Core & Dan Taylor, Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership
Lisa Hunter, Ontario Mutual Insurance Association
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs
Program partners set the stage for local youth recruitment to the Rural Change Maker Program, leadership skills training and hyper-local community-economic development projects. They come alongside youth, wrapping support, coaching and mentorship around emerging leaders on a shared mission of care & community development. Partners support curriculum delivery, sharing their expertise in learning labs, while advancing the mission of their organization and community.