AGM 2019

Annual Awards

Thanks to all who joined us for the 2019 Annual General Meeting! You can access the 2018-2019 Report here on the AGM Reports Page. 

2019 Awards & recognitions! Every year the YP awards people, organizations and initiatives doing outstanding work in making Nova Scotia a safer, happier and healthier place for LGBTQ2+ youth! This year it was our pleasure to recognize… 

Volunteers of the Year: We give this award to YP volunteers who display an outstanding commitment to the organization, and to creating safer spaces for LGBTQ2+ youth. 

This year we awarded Kris & Craig who are longstanding Youth Project Drop-In volunteers, along with Alison, Corey, and Stephanie, our team of core volunteers for Transformers.

Community Spirit Award, given to partners of the YP who support our work:

The Halifax Libraries. The YP has been privileged to have an ongoing partnership with The Halifax Libraries, including their support of Connect the Dots programs, our co-hosted Pride events, having relevant and wide-ranging LGBTQ information on the shelves for youth to read, their wonderful teen services staff, and more! We look forward to more projects with the libraries and thank them for all the awesome things we’ve done so far!

Rainbow Apple Award: Given to a teacher/educator who does outstanding work in making their school communities a better space.

Dave Drapak (Citadel High)

Allyship Award: Given to an individual or organization who has demonstrated an ongoing committment to LGBTQ2+ youth.

Steven Poole (Shayla Shenanigans) 

Nadine Babineau Memorial Award: We give this award to GSAs or schools that demonstrate an outstanding committment to safer education spaces for LGBTQ2+ youth.  This award is named after Nadine Babineau, a gay teacher who believed strongly in the power of education to make a difference.

Fairview GSA

Youth Leadership Award: Given to LGBTQ2+ youth who have demonstrated outstanding leadership.