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Navigating the path towards post-secondary education and life after high school for refugee and newcomer youth

This project featured three workshops for newcomer youth transitioning from high school to post-secondary. It featured a guest speaker with lived experience who went on to study law, in addition to others from various professional fields, and a tour of UBC Vancouver’s campus. Additionally, the students were assigned university mentors for support during the university […]

DTES Art Engagement Project

This project included eighteen arts and crafts workshops over six months, at various downtown eastside (DTES) locations. The goal of this project was to harness the transformative power of art as a means to alleviate the burden of mental health challenges faced by many DTES residents. This project led to the establishment of the Downtown […]

Indigenous Food Systems & Community-based Land Stewardship

This project worked to improve access to hands-on and land-based learning opportunities about Indigenous food systems and community-based land stewardship for youth. The initiative fostered a sense of empowerment in participants through workshops, field trips, and hands-on opportunities, and fostered a holistic learning experience by inviting Indigenous elders to share their knowledge about the land. […]