RCM Program Partners

Thank you to the over 35 regional and program partners for coming alongside youth on their 2024-2025 Rural Change Maker program journey including:

Community Futures Huron serving Huron County,

Opiikapawiin Services LP (OSLP) representing a collective of 24 northern Ontario First Nations,

Haliburton-Minden Hills community collective including over 20 businesses, leaders, organizations, farmers and educators,

TRENVAL Business Development Corporation,

Renfrew County Community Futures Development Corporation,

Renfrew County Economic Development,

Haliburton County Development Corporationand

Four County Labour Market Planning Board.

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. Some Partners also support curriculum delivery, sharing their expertise in learning labs, while advancing the mission of their organization and community.

Thank you to our 2023-2024 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
RBC Foundation
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs 

Rural Change Maker Curriculum Partner logos.