Troubled residents can teach us a thing or two

Globe and Mail – March 9, 2009 – Margo Fryer is the founding director of the UBC Learning Exchange, a program that links University of British Columbia staff and students to inner-city schools and community groups, and has a storefront location in the Downtown Eastside. The idea for the program was sparked in 1999, when Ms. Fryer, then a student at UBC, and a fellow student were hired to find out how the university could build a presence in the neighbourhood.

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