Posted on May 6, 2020
April saw the beginnings of our next CSC chapter; and the creation of our online youthexperts cohort. We opened the application to youth across Canada who have a plan or initiative they want to bring to life in their own communities, and the applicants came pouring in! Because of the current climate, we decided the online forum was the best way to still be proactive and keep everyone healthy. We
Posted on Mar 3, 2020
It’s time for our monthly update with the Canada Service Corps project! February was a productive month as we near the end of the first stage in this Federal project. We are gearing up for the second leg of this initiative and are looking forward to sharing what we have coming up this spring! One of our original team members for the CSC project, has decided to expand their horizons and move into
Posted on Feb 24, 2020
The new year arrived with fresh intentions and excitement to put the final pieces together on all of our original projects! We can’t believe that we are in the final three months of the initial pilot project of the Youth Services Initiative. We are so pleased that the good work the national partners are doing across Canada will continue into the next year. It has been such an amazing experience
Posted on Jan 13, 2020
December tends to be a busy time for people between different holidays happening and gearing up for a new year. We definitely made the most out of our time in the office as we head toward the final months of this phase of our projects!
We were lucky to attend a wrap up celebration with our Windsor team this month, and showed off Border Town, How’s it Growing, and Be Safe (our free crisis support
Posted on Dec 1, 2019
November has come and gone so quickly for us! As always we want to reflect on our progress so far and what we’re looking forward to in the coming month.
This month was spent working on crafting the quiz questions for our Winnipeg group. Category creation and making sure appropriate questions and answers have been the focus and priority for our webinars with our Winnipeg friends. An important
Posted on Nov 11, 2019
Spooky season is officially over and winter feels closer than ever. As always we want to reflect on our progress so far and what we’re looking forward to in the coming month.
In early October, we traveled to Winnipeg to work with a group of newcomer youth, in partnership with the YMCA. This was our final community visit for this phase of the project, and we were thrilled with the group’s
Posted on Nov 4, 2019
September has come and gone and it’s time for our monthly update. To start, I wanted to reflect on our progress. As of October 1st we have:
- Engaged 47 youth in 3 provinces and 1 territory
- Encouraged and supported the youth in gaining 803 hours of volunteer service
- Supported youth in securing $6500 of funding through the #RisingYouth grant
- Co-created 7 community-specific resources to support