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Lives Rewritten in Mind, Body and Spirit


Who We Are

Lives Rewritten is a novel offering of wraparound programs for new Canadian children offered by MCASS, Regent Park Community Ministries and the following collaborators.

Green Thumbs Growing Kids – empowering urban children, youth, adults and families to grow and prepare fresh garden foods, to learn about nature and the environment, and foster a positive educational experience.

Mindfulness Everyday – improving the health and well-being of community members and networks supporting children and youth through tailored mindfulness programs for students, parents, educators and helping professionals in educational and community settings.

Square Circle – delivering a new way of engaging, educating and empowering youth; to strengthen local communities; foster more confident, resilient and courageous young leaders through the use of Social Circus and creative arts.

Visions of Science Network for Learning (VoSNL) – exists to advance the educational achievement and positive development of youth for low-income and marginalized communities through meaningful engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)


To provide new Canadian children with the opportunity to expand their horizons by gaining knowledge, learning new skills, making new friends, and working together as teams. Programs currently offered include:

  • Gardening, food literacy, and the environment
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Social Circus (juggling, creative arts)
  • Mindfulness


To build resilience and to facilitate growing, learning, and thriving now and for the future.

Project Update Reports

Please take a look at what the children has been doing! They’ve been making new friends, learning about food literacy, the environment, science, technology, engineering, and math, physical fitness, values, mindfulness, and mental wellness, and learning new skills.

Blog Posts

Please take a couple of minutes to read our blogs that will be published regularly and in which we share Lives Rewritten stories. We thank you for your time and interest and welcome your feedback and questions via the CONTACT US form on our website or email to