design day

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...
June 06, 2017
This report was published by YouthREX. Racialized LGBTTQ2SSIA youth offer unique insights, perspectives, experiences and solutions to an array of contemporary challenges and yet they face significant and overlapping barriers to inclusion. In October 2016, YouthREX hosted a Design Day that 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, including this topic: Bringing Our Whole Selves: Inclusive Programs wIth and For...