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March 2018

Chelsea Authors

March 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - March 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Chelsea Library, 100 Chemin Old Chelsea
Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1C1 Canada
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Authors and Illustrators will present workshops to students from both French and English schools in the Chelsea Quebec region at the local library.

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April 2018

Chelsea Authors

April 3, 2018 @ 8:30 am - April 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Chelsea Library, 100 Chemin Old Chelsea
Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1C1 Canada
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Authors and Illustrators will present workshops to students from both French and English schools in the Chelsea Quebec region at the local library.

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February 2019

Future City Competition 2019

February 19, 2019

The Leacross Foundation is proud to support the Future City Competition in Canada. Future City is a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future. Canadian teams are for the first time participating in the Future City competition with participants gearing up in Ontario, and Prince Edward Island. This expansion is made possible through the support of Engineers Canada, the Durham District School Board, Engineers PEI and the…

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March 2019

Meet the Authors – 11th Annual Workshop at the Chelsea Library

March 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chelsea Library, 100 Chemin Old Chelsea
Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1C1 Canada
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The Leacross Foundation is happy to support the authors and illustrators coming to the Chelsea Library to meet with students. We are also happy to invite parents and friends to the two pyjama nights to meet the authors.        

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April 2019

PhilanthroTHINK – Inspiring Philanthropy to do Better

April 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Inspiring Philanthropy to do Better The percentage of Canadians who give to charity has been declining for years, and many relatively wealthy individuals do not donate. Philanthropy in the US seems to be in a better state, and Americans give at higher rates than Canadians. The differences are not due solely to differences in tax incentives. What can we learn from the way that philanthropy works in the States? How could Canadians do better, and what would that take? A…

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March 2020

Meet the Authors – 12th Annual Workshop at the Chelsea Library

March 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chelsea Library, 100 Chemin Old Chelsea
Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1C1 Canada
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The Leacross Foundation is happy to support the authors and illustrators coming to the Chelsea Library to meet with students. We are also happy to invite parents and friends to the two pyjama nights to meet the authors.

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April 2020

Meet the Authors – 12th Annual Workshop at the Chelsea Library

April 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chelsea Library, 100 Chemin Old Chelsea
Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1C1 Canada
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The Leacross Foundation is happy to support the authors and illustrators coming to the Chelsea Library to meet with students. We are also happy to invite parents and friends to the two pyjama nights to meet the authors.

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January 2021

Informed Opinions – MEDIA INTERVIEW SKILLS WORKSHOP

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

  The Informed Opinions Media Interview Skills workshop provides practical tools to help you turn media interview requests into education or advocacy opportunities. Participants become more confident and effective at directing the conversation and crafting and delivering key messages. Each will do a customized mock interview and receive individual feedback.This session will be facilitated by Dr. Laura Shine, a fully bilingual communications specialist who leads our French language initiative, FemmesExpertes. She worked as a research journalist and news editor for Radio Canada before earning…

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February 2021

Informed Opinions – PRESENTATION SKILLS TO ENHANCE IMPACT MASTER CLASS

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

        Our highly experiential Presentation Skills Master Class supports women in becoming more comfortable and confident in expressing themselves authentically and effectively in formal and informal meetings and presentations. The eight-week format is designed to give participants the opportunity to adapt and apply tried and true tools and strategies to their own communication contexts. The course includes video-recording and customized feedback to cement learning, and the group size is limited to optimize individual feedback. PRESENTATION SKILLS TO ENHANCE IMPACT MASTER…

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Informed Opinions – INCREASING YOUR ABILITY TO PERSUADE WORKSHOP

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Your effectiveness in both personal and professional situations often depends on your ability to convince others to approve your proposal, to adopt your approach, or to think or act differently. But most of us are never taught the principles of persuasive communication. Increasing Your Ability to Persuade makes conscious insights you've already absorbed by osmosis so you can deploy them more deliberately. And it supplements them with other proven strategies. The workshop gives you a chance to critically unpack why some…

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