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Michaella’s story on Shaw TV

All In for Youth student Michaella stands against a fence with her backpack

Meet Michaella, a young Calgary woman who is on a new path to a bright future. Through the All In for Youth Success Coach program, Michaella received the support she needed to return to school and is now on her way to becoming a Red Seal Chef.

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CBC Eyeopener Interview

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United Way’s President & CEO Lucy Miller spoke with Angela Knight on the CBC Eyeopener on May 30, 2014 about All In for Girls and June Dresses. She spoke about the importance of school completion and the work being done to ensure all youth, especially girls, complete high school.

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Debra Yedlin on the Math Crisis

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The Calgary Herald‘s Debra Yedlin wrote the editorial “Calgary a microcosm of the math crisis in Canada” in January, explaining how math is in demand but students can’t keep up.

“There is unprecedented demand for math tutors, especially at the high school level, throughout the city,” Yedlin writes. “Those in high school 30 years ago – the engineers and scientists of today – didn’t require tutoring on the same scale.” She goes on to write about All In for Youth and the tutoring pilot project underway at YMCAs across the city.

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Avenue Magazine Feature

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United Way’s All In for Youth initiative was prominently featured in the November 2013 issue of Avenue Magazine.

The article, entitled Most Likely to Succeed, by Paul Haavardsrud talks about the issues around student drop out rates, the economic impact as well as the partners working together to make our city and province great.

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MEDIA CONTACTS

If you’re a reporter working on a story about All In for Youth, social issues or issues around school completion, please reach out to our media team. They can connect you with leaders and experts on these subjects.

Nicole Carrington
Communications Officer

Direct: 403-410-1837
Cell: 587-888-4443

nicole.carrington@calgaryunitedway.org