community-based design

August 12, 2017
This report was published by YouthREX. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission describes reconciliation as the ongoing commitment to building and renewing healthy relationships that are based on honesty, mutual respect, and an understanding of identity. In order to improve outcomes for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth living on Turtle Island, youth sector stakeholders need to participate in the restorative work of truth and reconciliation. How might the work of truth and reconciliation unsettle dominant youth sector structures and practices? How might we learn from and integrate...
June 12, 2017
This report was published by YouthREX. Due in part to the lack of access to quality programs, services, and opportunities in rural and remote communities, young people face the challenging decision to leave home and move to urban centres to seek access to programs, services, and opportunities. In a constantly urbanizing world, how can we ensure that young people living in rural and remote communities are not 'left behind?' How might we meet the specific needs and interests of diverse youth living in rural and/or remote communities? How might we invest strategically and meaningfully in rural...
March 07, 2017
This report was published by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:The Design Day brought together youth sector stakeholders – youth, youth workers, policy makers, researchers, funders and citizens – to collaboratively tackle four ‘thorny’ challenges, or Idea Labs, that youth and youth workers experience. This event was hosted in collaboration with the Youth Opportunities Fund at the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This report is a snapshot of this Design Day and includes the four Idea Lab challenges that the Design Day focused on and the eight prototype pitches that participants...