Sipho Kwaku joined WoodGreen Community Services in 2002 as Director of Homelessness & Housing Help and Mental Health & Developmental Services. In 2004, he was appointed Director of Employment and Immigrant Services. In 1998, Sipho was initiated as a Rite of Passage Process Practitioner from the National Rites of Passage Institute. In 2007, Sipho introduced Rites of Passage into the programming components at WoodGreen. Sipho was born in Trinidad W.I. and was educated and trained in the United States and Canada in community economic development. Sipho holds a M.Sc. in Community Economic Development.
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