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.



February 27, 2019

Imagine living in a world where the voices of young people hold weight. Imagine a world where young people are treated as the experts of their own lives. What possibilities does a world like that hold?

February 20, 2019

To mark Black History Month 2019, we sat down with Mehari Hagos to talk about MH100’s vision for Black youth in Ontario.

January 30, 2019

Paying attention to the ongoing impact of HIV on youth in Ontario, YouthREX developed a Research to Practice Report and resources.

January 16, 2019

by Stefanie Stuart
Manager of Youth Program Supports, YouthREX Central Ontario Hub

January 14, 2019

by Michele Gnanamuttu
Windsor Youth Centre (WYC)

January 03, 2019

by Liam McGuire
Associate Executive Director, Christie Lake Kids

November 05, 2018

by Uzo Anucha, MSW, PhD
Provincial Academic Director, YouthREX

October 12, 2018

by Sané Dube
YouthREX Knowledge Exchange Associate

September 25, 2018

by Corliss Bean
YouthREX Research & Evaluation Specialist

Youth Perspectives, Youth Town Hall, Laidlaw Foundation, Ontario Politics, Youth Engagement, Democracy, YouthREX
May 28, 2018

by Clementine Utchay
Bachelor of Health Studies Candidate, York University
YouthREX Youth Research Assistant