What we're thinking

Welcome to Our Blog!

Our blog features YouthREX team resource picks from the Library that speak to us, pressing questions we’ll explore and discuss, as well as stakeholder perspectives – including youth – on diverse topics related to youth wellbeing.  We will also feature current news that relates to youth work. 

This is a space that we want to co-create with our eXchange community, and this includes you! Please share your thoughts and ideas, submit a blog post, or ask us to cover a particular topic. We’d love to hear from you.



November 19, 2017

by Iris Robin
Community Educator

November 16, 2017

by Donovan Hayden
YouthREX Summer Intern and BA student, Hobart College

We Are All Treaty People
November 06, 2017

by Yumi Numata, eXchange Blog Contributor

July 13, 2017

by Benjamin Jacobs, Grade 12 Student, Emery Collegiate Institute; Youth Research Assistant with YouthREX; and NOISE Youth Fellow (2015 – present)

June 20, 2017

by Yumi Numata
YouthREX Communications and Knowledge Mobilization Manager

May 15, 2017

by Kaitlin Schwan
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, York University

Restorative Justice
April 12, 2017

by Zainab Godwin, Manager, Youth Justice Department, For Youth Initiative
and Rebecca Houwer, Manager, Knowledge Exchange, YouthREX

April 03, 2017

by Kate Gatto
National Program Manager, Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Canada

March 21, 2017

by Dr. Uzo Anucha
YouthREX Provincial Academic Director
York University School of Social Work Associate Professor

March 08, 2017

by Rebecca Choi
YouthREX Eastern Hub BSW Placement Student