Archive for September, 2012

Powershift: youth leadership on climate action

From October 26-29, PowerShift 2012 Canada will bring 1500 young people (18-30) from diverse backgrounds together in Ottawa to build a movement for climate and environmental justice. Through workshops, panel discussions, caucuses, regional strategizing, actions and other activities, participants will develop their understanding about the intersections between environmental and social justice issues, build a range […]

Fostering creativity in schools through engaged learning

Julia Dalman (@JuliaDalman, NU Edmonton alum) has been coordinating a Global Cafe to connect Edmonton high school students. They have been working towards making the Global Cafe into a physical hub and about 60 volunteers have signed up to participate from groups including the Parkland Institute, Make Poverty History and the Council of Canadians. The […]

The Power of Youth

On August 29th we co-organized the launch of the new book The Power of Youth with a conversation about youth activism and the future of Canada. Here’s a recap. Thanks to all of the organizers, speakers, volunteers, and the Hive for making it happen! On twitter: @harshawalia @truthfoolagency @brigettedepape @derrikokeefe @genwhy #powerofyouth