Aboriginal youth learn to lead change at camp: NextUp leadership program pilots aboriginal youth camp in Saskatoon

Kevin Millsip is co-founder of Next Up, which now operates in five cities across the country.  He wants to mentor the next generation of grassroots leaders in the social and environmental justice movements.

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Next Up Alumni take lead in DefendUS organizing at U of S

Over the past 18 months students, faculty, staff, and concerned citizens have been voicing our concerns regarding austerity measures, formally known as TransformUS, and leadership issues at the University of Saskatchewan.  There were many actions throughout the regular academic school year.  However, tensions flared on campus on May 14th, when Robert Buckingham, Dean of the School of Public Health, was fired for speaking out against TransformUS. This led to immediate national coverage and student leaders were quick to seize the opportunity to defeat TransformUS.

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Summer Program for Young Indigenous Leaders in Saskatchewan Approaches

A new Advisory Committee made up primarily of Indigenous leaders has been created in Saskatchewan to help plan the first ever intensive Next Up program - a model that covers some of the core content of Next Up in a five day period. In addition to core sessions like organizing & campaigning, purpose and storytelling, the participants will learn about anti-racism skills, environmental justice, housing & homelessness, and more sessions chosen by the New Advisory.

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Feminist Summer Camp Kicks Off in Saskatoon!

Feminist Summer Camp began on May 26th in Saskatoon.  It is a ten-week initiative bringing together feminist participants who want to deepen their understanding of gender issues, develop a network of fellow feminist activists, and grow their skills around creating feminist narratives.

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