Skills for Change announces New Pioneers awards

Skills for Change, a non-profit community agency based in Toronto, has been working for over 25 years to support immigrants and refugees in accessing employment and participating in the community.

Annually, Skills for Change holds the New Pioneers Awards which recognizes individuals for their contribution in six areas: Arts, Community Service, Science & Technology, Entrepreneurship, Skills for Change Graduate, and Youth. This year, Ellen Xi Yang has been recognized with a New Pioneer Award, Youth for her volunteer work with children and youth. Yang is also profiled in todays Toronto Star.

This year’s event will be held February 28/08, Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre.