The centre is for people of all ages to
enhance their learning in a friendly, safe and
“The centre allows them to use
new technology which is not used in
the public school system or the high
school system,” says Carter, “It’s
also about surrounding them with
The centre will provide children
and adults with the necessary means
to expand their knowledge no matter
what background they come
“If you don’t have school supplies,
we’ll try and get them for you.
If your dad can’t read, we’ll teach
him to read. If you can’t read, we’ll
teach you to read,” explains Carter,“But you must commit to become a
The centre is hoping to help
3,000 young people just in its first
year of operation.
The Day of Hope and Leadership
is also about creating awareness for
his campaign, according to Carter.“We’re visiting 30 communities
in 30 months. Today we hope to raise about $50,000 for the Hope
and Learning Centre at Conant
Complex,” he adds.
The campaign is expected to
raise about $300,000 for local community
Canada and the United States.“Our hope is that leaders will
create positive change that everyone
can benefit from. All it takes is one
day,” adds Carter.