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Vanessa and Kamryn

Vanessa and Kamryn
Vanessa: I’m a member of the Nak'azdli First Nation in Fort St.James. I have been a dedicated member of my northern community of Dawson City for four years. I have served as a Volunteer FireFighter and been passionately working to advocate for Mental Health, Indigenous Rights, and Northern Environmental Issues.

Kamryn: I was born and raised in Whitehorse and am proud to call the Yukon my home. I am very passionate about working with youth and advocating for their rights. I am looking forward to attending the University of Victoria to get a bachelor’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in child welfare.

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CBYF is Engaging Northern Youth

Posted by Vanessa and Kamryn on April 15, 2021

We work on a project called Communities Building Youth Futures (CBYF), based out of Whitehorse, Yukon. The project is going into its second year. Our Partnership Table decided to include youth differently by hiring six youth as CBYF Interns. As interns, we work with our project manager to complete research and tasks within the project. CBYF hired us in November, and since then, we have concluded a weekend of training, contributed to partnership meetings on a bi-weekly basis and have completed a research project.

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