Youth programs

Youth Become HEROs

The City of Edmonton believes all teenagers could be HEROs to their community and themselves. That’s the idea behind the City’s new Community HEROs program, which stands for Health, Empowerment,...

September Resolutions: A New Year for Youth

When people think of the fall they usually think of “back-to-school” even if they haven’t been to class in years! September for young people might as well be the start of the new calendar – ex...

Volunteering with Youth Council

Last month Service Canada for Youth held a Job Fair at Canada Place. Job seekers were encouraged to wear job interview appropriate clothing and bring resumes. Despite the rain outside, Canada Place wa...

Recap of Youth Week 2010

Happy belated youth week everyone! For those of you who didn’t hear about it Youth Week is the one week in a year dedicated to telling youth how truly awesome they are. As you can imagine, Youth...

Edmonton Youth Council: Policy – It’s more fun than you think!

The city of Edmonton Youth Council, in cooperation with the wonderful staff of City Clerk’s Office and Councillor Iveson, recently put on the second annual “Mock Council Meeting”. This event...

Volunteer and Make a Difference!

The snow is melting, spring is here and that means National Volunteer Week is near! National Volunteer Week is celebrated in April, this year the 15th to the 21st, from the east coast to the west coas...

How does the Youth Council work?

Just as Lyndia promised in her post a few weeks ago, members of the City of Edmonton Youth Council are going to start blogging. I’ll be the first to post about my experiences with the Youth Coun...

The Streets Speak

City Hall is adorned with murals and while they might look like graffiti to some, in fact it is a creative demonstration of citizen engagement – particularly from two normally marginalized groups: y...

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