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Being Adult Allies to a Courageous Generation

Posted by Sarah Precious on April 29, 2021

There have been many important articles written about how COVID-19 is affecting the mental health of our youth. Statistical data reports, youth-led articles, parent editorials and social media that has been sharing the youth story with the world since March 2020.

What we can’t lose sight of, is how we as adult ally’s, can actively hold space and come alongside youth in support. Allies, who are ready to partner with youth in this difficult time.

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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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Seeing Youth Futures - Envisager l’avenir des jeunes

Posted by Tamarack Institute on February 1, 2021

 

Are you a youth aged 15 to 30 who lives in Canada? Do you like to share your perspectives and vision through photography?

We are looking for original photos that explore the idea of prosperity and a future where young people in Canada thrive.

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Step Forward: Supporting People in Need

Posted by Ann Le on December 15, 2020

As part of Communities Building Youth Future’s commitment to youth engagement, we aim to build meaningful opportunities to engage young people - we believe that we can learn a lot from youth. We believe that youth perspectives, beliefs, and visions for the future should shape our work and we want to share these with changemakers across the country. The following blog showcases the voice of youth with lived/living experience. 

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7 Generations

Posted by Brandon Montour on November 16, 2020

As my second week at the Tamarack Institute came to a close, I wanted to reflect on my experiences thus far. Despite working remotely, I felt a special bond growing between my colleagues and I that is ultimately fueled by our shared passion for building brighter futures. Over those two weeks, I worked closely with a team of like minded youth from across Canada on various projects that sought to raise awareness about youth serving organizations across the globe. The work that we have done thus far is only the beginning of our collective effort in trying to make a difference in our communities.

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Taking Matters to A Small Hand

Posted by Nicolas DeRincon on October 14, 2020

As part of Communities Building Youth Future’s commitment to youth engagement, we aim to build meaningful opportunities to engage young people - we believe that we can learn a lot from youth. We believe that youth perspectives, beliefs, and visions for the future should shape our work and we want to share these with changemakers across the country. The following blog showcases the voice of youth with lived/living experience. 

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