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BC Government: Apply for community arts festival and youth engagement grants

Dec. 12, 2018 VICTORIA – The BC Arts Council is accepting applications for two of its project-assistance funding programs: Community Arts Festivals and the Youth Engagement Program. The BC Arts Council’s Youth Engagement Program provides grants to eligible arts and cultural organizations in order to engage young British Columbians in the arts. Funding is intended […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201830 Views

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RCYBC: Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care

December 11, 2018 Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care is a collaborative photovoice project led by Melanie Doucet, a PhD candidate at the McGill School of Social Work and a former youth in care, alongside eight former youth in care between the ages of 19 and 29 from the Greater Vancouver area. Using […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201823 Views

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Gathering Our Voices 2019 – Nominations Open: Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award / Volunteer Applications Open

NOMINATIONS OPEN: HIY AWARD! Now accepting nominations! The Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC) recognizes Indigenous Youth for the Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award. If you know an Indigenous Youth who has made an outstanding commitment or achievement in their community, please nominate them here by February 26, 2019. VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS OPEN Volunteers are a […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 201825 Views

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MNBC: Métis Youth Calendar Contest

Métis Youth British Columbia (MYBC) would like to announce the Métis Youth Calendar Contest. MYBC created this opportunity as a way to display the talents of our incredible young artists in our 2019 calendar by featuring one artist each month! The contest is open to all Métis Youth who reside within the Province of BC […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201827 Views

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Dozens of youth in care head to B.C Legislature to lobby government for more foster care support – CBC

‘The current system in its whole and its entirety is really failing so many youth’ Oct 24, 2018 More than 45 young people living in government care in Metro Vancouver are heading to Victoria on Wednesday to share their stories and lobby the provincial government for changes to the child welfare system. Twenty-three-year-old Dylan Cohen, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201826 Views

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BC Government: Minister’s statement on World Mental Health Day 2018

Oct. 10, 2018 VICTORIA – Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, issued the following statement regarding World Mental Health Day, Oct. 10, 2018: “Today marks World Mental Health Day — an opportunity for people around the globe to shed light on the importance of positive mental health. “It is incredibly fitting that this […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201850 Views

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MNBC: Métis Youth Cultural Event – North East Region (7)

October 03, 2018 Métis Youth British Columbia (MYBC), would like to formally invite you to attend a Métis Cultural Event for ages 15-30 on November 3rd, 2018 in Dawson Creek. This event is open to youth who have their Métis citizenship or who self-identify as Métis. This event was created for Northeast BC youth to connect […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201840 Views

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RCYBC: Youth homelessness forums – new forums added!

September 25, 2018 Youth homelessness is a significant rights issue that needs to be addressed through a provincial plan to end youth homelessness that ensures every youth has a way home.  RCY is supporting youth with lived experience of homelessness to share their voices to inform a provincial plan to prevent and respond to youth homelessness in B.C. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201836 Views

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Indigenous youth program offered in the Okanagan is in jeopardy – Salmon Arm Observer

If government funding does not come through an Indigenous youth program may be cancelled Sep. 14, 2018 A “life changing” pilot program for over 1,500 Indigenous youth and their families that began last year in Penticton and two other B.C. communities may be cancelled. Beckie Scott, CEO of the Alberta-based Spirt North, said this week […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201845 Views

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Surrey Announces Winners of Inaugural Social Innovation Awards

August 23, 2018 Surrey, BC – As part of its fourth annual Social Innovation Summit, the City of Surrey will honour community leaders by presenting the first ever Surrey Social Innovation Awards at a special reception to be held at City Hall the evening before the Summit opens on September 6th. In addition to announcing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201838 Views

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