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SWOVA Is Looking for a New Name!

October 16, 2018

SWOVA is looking for a new name!

SWOVA is undergoing a transformation process which will help us to align more closely with our newly updated mission statement.   Thank you for your input in helping us choose a new name for our organization and for our new program that is being delivered this school year.  The results of the survey are currently being analysed by a group undertaking a Master of Management degree at the Robert H. Lee Graduate School at UBC.  Stay Tuned for the results!

You Are Worthy, You Are Valuable, You Are Seen… Pass it On

You Are Worthy, You Are Valuable, You Are Seen… Pass it On

We don’t always know what impact our programs have on people’s lives until later, sometimes much later. We found out on a spring evening in a beautiful barn at Stone Bridge Farm where thirty former participants joined a reunion of our Pass it On Girls program. Kate...

Learn How to Work Better with Youth

Learn How to Work Better with Youth

The Circle Salt Spring Education Society is offering a new ‘Methods and Tools for Deeper Connections with youth’ course at the end of January 2022. This offering is ideal for individuals who work with youth in a variety of contexts, whether it be formal educational...

From L.A. to a Rural Island: Social-Emotional Learning insights

From L.A. to a Rural Island: Social-Emotional Learning insights

When Adele Mark was fifteen, she moved with her parents from Los Angeles, a city of 13 million people where she had lived all of her life, to Salt Spring Island, Canada. A place she thought of at the time as a remote island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with more...