The Learning Place: BC Ideas investment winner builds bridges to learning in Nelson, BC.

The Learning Place is one of four literacy programs to win $5,000 from BC Ideas, an online competition designed to encourage social innovation in B.C.

The Learning Place has brought people and resources together to create a sustainable learning space in Nelson. Watch literacy outreach coordinator Joan Exley talk about the Learning Place and how it got started – right  in the basement of Nelson City Hall!

Or, listen to Joan talk about The Learning Place on local radio.


Families enjoy a Love 2 Learn program at The Learning Place.

As a non-profit organization, we rely on your generosity, the generosity of other individuals, corporations, and the B.C. Government to support literacy and learning in British Columbia. Make a difference in your community, please donate today.

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