Student Profiles

Community Action Awards 2014 & 2015

The Bard Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) Community Action Awards support student efforts to engage with communities locally, nationally, and internationally by providing funding for participation in internships that address issues impacting people around the world.

Caley Cross

Community Action Awards 2015

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Caley Cross is an intern at Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia.

"ISANS is the principal immigrant services organization in Nova Scotia that works in partnership with many smaller organizations to help create opportunities for newcomers.  They provide a multitude of services both independently, and in conjunction with other community organizations to assist newcomers in their transition into life in Canada. They offer a wide variety of services for newcomers such as English classes, literacy skill development, professional development programs, refugee resettlement assistance, parent support groups, community potlucks, one-on-one mentoring, and community gardening."

A further account of Caley's experience may be found here.