Who is Erin Mills Connects?
Erin Mills Connects community organization (EMC) was founded in 2016 as a collaborative of close to 60 community leaders. Its Steering Committee includes representatives of area schools, the Region of Peel, Peel Multicultural Council, Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services, the Dam: Develop-Assist-Mentor, Erin Mills parents/guardians and youth. Working with its partners, the group holds events that inform and connect students and parents/guardians to local resources and services that increase well-being in the “L5M” area.
Erin Mills Connects community organization’s vision is:
To have a vibrant and engaged Erin Mills community that can raise awareness and advocate for the needs of community members.
Our overall mission is:
To address the needs of children, youth and families in the Erin Mills Community by collaboratively promoting relationships, bringing together schools, organizations and needed resources.
EMC’s Values are: Collaboration/Co-operation; Diversity/Inclusiveness; Equity and Equality; Fairness; Connectedness; Community/Engagement; Respect
Steering Committee Members and Coordinator
Thomas Street MS
Peel Public Health
The Dam: Develop-Assist-Mentor
EMC Founder and Community Member
Polycultural and Immigrant Community Services
Peel Multicultural Council
Peel Newcomer Strategy Group
Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region
University of Toronto Mississauga
John Fraser SS