We’ve been making waves! From local news stations to international media outlets, Break The Divide has been recognized for our mission to bridge gaps and foster understanding. We’re proud of the milestones we’ve hit and the accolades we’ve received. Here’s a glimpse of our journey so far.
Canadian School Counsellor Newsletter
We were featured in the Canadian School Counsellor Newsletter, which is distributed to high schools across Canada.
Canada’s Walk of Fame
Our Co-Founder Abhayjeet Sachal was honored as Canada’s Walk of Fame 2019 Community Hero. A moment of pride for all of us at Break The Divide.
Our co-founders Sukhmeet Sachal and Abhayjeet Singh Sachal were interviewed on CTV about Break The Divide and our origin story.
Shaw Kindness Grant
We were awarded a $5000 grant from Shaw to help expand our program by providing technology to new partner schools and to create an app for easier student connection.
“Expanding the program by providing technology to new partner schools and to create an app to provide a modern and easily accessible way for students to connect.”
– Judi Fairholm, Director of Canadian Red Cross Respect Education program’s comments on Break The Divide’s innovative strategies to create connections.
Guest Lectures and Events
Our journey hasn’t just been about accolades, we’ve also had the privilege of being guest lecturers at the University of Kassel in Germany, speaking about our work in tackling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
We’ve also organized successful events like Break The Stigma at Tamanawis Secondary School and Seaquam Secondary School. See Justin Trudeau’s letter to BTD for this initiative!
In February 2017, co-founder Abhayjeet Singh Sachal had the great honour of speaking at CBC Studios 700 to speak about BTD’s efforts in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We’re proud of our journey so far, but we’re just getting started. There’s so much more to come, so stay tuned!