Friday, June 22, 2007

Bringing Plato to the Homeless

In 2003, a number of Halifax community advocates formed a non-profit society dedicated to enriching the lives of those living in material poverty through education. In partnership with the universities in the metro area, local community groups, and the Halifax Public Library, the Saint George's Friends of Clemente Society, chaired by the Reverend Canon Dr. Gary Thorne, launched a pilot project based on a hugely successful North American model called the Clemente Course in the Humanities...(read about it here)

Interesting. It's so crazy it just might work!

Thanks to "Cleetus" for sending this.

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