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FREE LGBTQ+ Fitness Program!

Published On: Apr. 17th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

Great news! The first run of the fitness program was a huge hit! Thank you to everyone who came out to participate. It was so successful, we’ve decided to keep it running for the rest of the school year! Join us every Wednesday (starting April 18th) from 6-8pm at the Citadel High School fitness centre…

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Nutqo'ltite'wk Mawita'jik GSA/Two Spirited Alliance Conference

Published On: Apr. 17th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

Nutqo’ltite’wk Mawita’jik GSA/Two Spirited Alliance Conference May 10th-11th On behalf on the students of ABMHS, the community of Eskasoni and the Cape Breton Youth Project, we would love to inform you of an incredible event-taking place in our community for Indigenous youth in our province. A little background on how we got where we are…

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A note on binders & gender affirming items

Published On: Apr. 16th, 2018
Authored by: Sheena

A note on binders & other gender affirming items: sizes Medium, Large and some XLs have been difficult for us to supply due to local retailers also running low on those sizes. Restocks are coming soon, and we’ll have them out in the mail as soon as we can. If your order is an extra…

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Parent & Family Night cancelled due to weather

Published On: Mar. 22nd, 2018
Authored by: YP STaff

Due to inclement weather we have to cancel our parent & family night – sorry for the inconvenience! Stay safe & out of the thunder-snow-hail. 🌪️⛈️⚡😢

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Masterchef Viewing Party (& fundraiser!)

Published On: Mar. 20th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

This is a community fundraiser on behalf of the Youth Project. “MASTER CHEF CANADA Season 5 premiere & viewing party! Come out and Support local home cooks Mike Schroder and Felix Fudge as they represent Kentville at Master Chef Canada! Tuesday, April 3 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM Wayfarer’s Ale Society 1116 Kars Street, Port Williams NS…

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Graham Pinsent Memorial Bursary - deadline May 1!

Published On: Feb. 26th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

Are you an LGBTQ+ student in NS entering post-secondary? Apply for the Graham Pinsent Memorial Bursary! A $500 bursary to apply to your studies in memory of a wonderful youth leader and YP member. Applications due May 1. http://youthproject.ns.ca/bursary/ 

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Charity Pot Awareness Day With The Youth Project

Published On: Feb. 14th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

The Youth Project is very excited to become part of the Lush Charity Pot initiative. With every purchase of Charity Pot body lotion, Lush donates 100% of the price (minus the taxes) to small grassroots organizations working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights, including The Youth Project! We’re going to…

Tags: Charity Pot , giving , Lush , Lush Cosmetics

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Books of the Month: LGBTQ+ YA Titles for African History Month

Published On: Feb. 10th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

It’s a bonus round for February! Because it’s Black History Month (also known as African Heritage Month), we’re bringing you multiple titles of LGBTQ+ young adult fiction featuring youth who are black or of African descent. Title: Acension Author: Jacqueline Koyanagi Synopsis: Alana Quick is the best damned sky surgeon in Heliodor City, but repairing starship…

Tags: book of the month , books , LGBT YA , POC , young adult fiction

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