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 areas defined as Mississauga-Erin Mills and Mississauga-Streetsville by the federal and provincial governments.
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
Peel Multicultural Council
Peel Public Health
The Dam: Develop-Assist-Mentor
EMC Founder and Community Member
Thomas Street Middle School
University of Toronto Mississauga
John Fraser SS
Lorne Park SS
EMC Collaborative Co-ordinator: Catharine Chamberlain