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
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University of Toronto Mississauga
John Fraser SS
Thomas Street MS
Lorne Park SS
Welcome Youth Members
In 2021-2022, Erin Mills Connects welcomed many young people from area high schools, post-secondary institutions and apprenticeships to provide input to our programming. We welcome Adam C., Adharva V., Alina G., Dominique W., Falak S., Jinnelle B., Karissa H., Molly A., and Natasha T. Thank you for your leadership! If you would like to join us, please contact email@example.com.
EMC Collaborative Co-ordinator: Catharine Chamberlain