UNICEF Canada was joined by special guests at their Youth Activism Summit on November 19 including: Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Megan Leslie (President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada), Meenu Sikand (Founder & CEO, Accessibility for All; Executive Lead – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital), Mark Beckles (Vice-President, Social Impact & Innovation, RBC) and Odette McCarthy (Executive Director, Equitas).
Young people from across the country came together and worked hard to develop the Reimagine Playbook and prepare their presentations. Please help amplify young people’s voices by sharing the Reimagine Playbook with your networks and decision-makers here: http://unicef.ca/reimagineplaybook
If you weren’t able to make it, or would like to go back and re-live the Youth Activism Summit, you can access the recording here: https://youtu.be/RZ1PPLUvxrw
Young people looking to get involved with UNICEF Canada’s can apply to our Youth Advocacy Program 2022. Applications are due by December 17th. http://unicef.ca/youthadvocacyprogram.
We are also recruiting U-Reporters, young people 13-24 years old to respond anonymously to polls about issues that impact them. Become a U-Reporter here: http://ureportcanada.ca/.