positive youth development

January 30, 2019
  In Ontario, as in the rest Canada, the story of HIV highlights existing fractures and inequalities. Although it’s been almost four decades since the first cases of what would become known as HIV were diagnosed, the illness continues to be an issue of concern. The impact of HIV is felt across race, gender, sexual orientation, class, and age.   In Ontario, HIV hits some communities harder than others. Men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, and racialized populations continue to be disproportionately affected. In 2016, the Public Health Agency of Canada estimated that...
October 04, 2016
 by Rebecca Houwer Knowledge Exchange Manager, YouthREX        YouthREX just completed another run of our professional development certificate for Ontario youth workers: Critical Youth Work: Bridging Theory and Practice. We piloted three cohorts earlier this year and have since held the certificate in Ottawa and Peel. In November, we will engage with youth workers in Thunder Bay and in the new year it will run in London. Over three full days youth workers critically analyze key issues and practices that impact youth wellbeing. Course content is facilitated by YouthREX staff and by sector...