Newcomer youth share their experiences with social justice through art

Newcomer youth from Halifax showcased their creative abilities at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia last week, and shared stories around social justice at the Social Justice in Focus Forum. The project was a collaboration between the Child & Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC), Dr. Susan M. Brigham (MSVU), Dr. April … Read more

Video: I Am Today

 Marwa Harb’s face lights up when she talks about the people she has met since arriving in Canada as a refugee from Syria. Topping her list – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I paint (a picture of) the prime minister,” says Marwa, 16. “I gave it to him. He was … Read more

Update from the Interaction Youth Project

The Inter-Action Youth Project is a national pilot project that fosters young people’s empowerment through increasing leadership potential, confidence, a sense of belonging and Canadian citizenship. The overall themes that are explored are: Canadian values, history and intercultural understanding, teamwork and community building, and civic engagement. This pilot has been … Read more