Still Moving

News, Stories

Krista took the train. She chose a seat in the corner, and sat down. Time moved, the train moved, but she stayed still. Somewhere between hills and ocean, she quietly opened her notebook. Her hand travelled across the pages, trembling …

Learning with Kudoz and BCC

News, Stories

In July of 2016, the Building Caring Communities (BCC) team embarked on a new journey with Kudoz, a learning exchange program. As a part of a participant’s connection journey, the team wanted to explore how learning exchanges could lead to …

Mark & Stu: A BUDding Friendship

News, Stories

By Katherine Allen & Laura Kosciecha Even though research suggests that people who have similar personalities have an increased likelihood of connecting and developing friendships, it has also been said that ‘opposites attract’. Well, in this short story of a …

Breaking out of Her Shell

Stories

“I have a whole new perspective of me. I’ve been feeling good about myself because I know there are a lot of things I can do. I’ve overcome a hurdle.”  – Rachelle Smith Contributed by: Katherine Allen A year ago …