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The RAFT Social Impact Bond Pilot - Update

Posted Nov 16th, 2015

Ontario is moving forward with it's Social Impact Bonds (SIBs). The RAFT was one of four organizations selected to run a pilot project based on their SIB idea. The RAFT's proposed idea is to target over 900 at-risk young people, primarily in under-served rural areas surrounding Haldimand-Norfolk County, Niagara Region and Hamilton, to increase high school graduation rates and improve employment and social outcomes. A report was issued November 12, 2015 outlining the current status of the SIBs.

To view this report, please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/piloting-social-impact-bonds-ontario-development-path-and-lessons-learned?_ga=1.27849276.185304496.1447714426

For the News Release regarding the update, please visit: http://news.ontario.ca/medt/en/2015/11/ontario-moving-forward-with-social-impact-bonds.html?utm_source=digest&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p

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The Push for Change - Follow-up

Nov 7th, 2016

Coverage of the Push for Change through downtown St. Catharines. Thank you to everyone who came out to support the RAFT and The Push for Change Tuesday, November 1!

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