Calgarians showed up in force to learn more about Crossroads International and to hear acclaimed author and four-time Crossroader Lawrence Hill. Hill urged Calgarians to join us, take action and get involved as volunteers and supporters to help create the kind of change they want to see in the world.
In Ghana, together with Crossroads’ partner WiLDAF, we are raising awareness in local communities. As a 1st time Crossroader, the most important thing I’ve noticed is the excitement of the people of Akyemansa, Kwaebibrim and Ada East. — By Crossroader Nana Pabi
Since volunteering with Crossroads International in the 1980s, Sarah Bradshaw found herself drawn back to Crossroads’ inner circle of supporters. After finishing school, Sarah knew she wanted to go to Africa. She knew the international experience would be invaluable.
In 1980, Simon Muendo Ngumbi, a young teacher living in Kenya, started a one of a kind experience in Canada with the support of his Boy Scout leader who was involved with Crossroads International exchange program… Written by 3 Crossroaders, this story shows the power of human connections to build bridges and foster change for One World.
The international conference brings together 6,000 world leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists from more than 150 countries.
New Executive Director, Heather Shapter brings over 20 years of non-profit leadership experience with extensive program and business development skills.
Despite positive actions taken by the Burkinabe government, early and forced marriage is at crisis levels in Burkina Faso with up to 70% of girls in some regions being married off as children. The “Ti ba fidi” project which means “Zero Tolerance against early marriage for Eastern girls” aims to ensure that girls can be girls.
Crossroads International was saddened by the news that Corinne “Corky” Lane passed away on April 8. Corinne and her late husband Dr. Alan Lane were instrumental in the founding of Crossroads International in 1958, and their impact can still be felt within the organization and its work today.