YSM and CAS of Toronto Webinar: Changing the Narrative: Building Solutions for Black Families

On July 9, 2020, CAS of Toronto joined Yonge Street Mission (YSM) for a live webinar to discuss and profile The Cornerstone Partnership – an innovative joint service initiative designed to create better outcomes for Black families by providing proactive, holistic support that addresses issues of poverty and strengthens their capacity to care for their children at home.

Watch the webinar below as the two organizations explore the:

  • Systemic racism that continues to persist and impact marginalized populations
  • Disproportionate number of youth and children in the care of CAS of Toronto
  • Structure of the Cornerstone Partnership and its goals
  • Early impact and key learnings to date

Watch to hear from Farrell Hall (Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at CAS of Toronto), Marcia Shelton (Director of Family Services at YSM), Donna Alexander (Social Worker at CAMH), and Greg Nunes who shares his inspirational success story as a participant in the Cornerstone Partnership.