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Leadership Change

Published On: Mar. 6th, 2019
Authored by: Board of Directors

The Board of Directors wishes to inform supporters of the Youth Project that Kate Shewan will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Youth Project, effective March 22, 2019.   As an employer, the Youth Project has consistently attracted passionate individuals from the 2SLGBTQ+ community, with Kate being no exception. As she moves on…

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Youth Project Funding Agreement announced by Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development

Published On: Mar. 6th, 2019
Authored by: Youth Project

The Government of Nova Scotia today announced a $750,000 commitment over three years to fund the Youth Project to partner with The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in working to create more inclusive schools for 2SLGBTQ+ students in Nova Scotia. We are excited to be expanding our services to reach more students and…

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EGM Update

Published On: Mar. 6th, 2019
Authored by: Board of Directors

On November 24, 2018, the Youth Project hosted an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) – a meeting open to membership of the Youth Project and the general public – to discuss the future of the organization and solicit feedback from the community at large.   During this meeting, through productive conversation between the community and Board…

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Support Services Manager Appointment

Published On: Feb. 27th, 2019
Authored by: Kate Shewan

The Youth Project is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriel Enxuga to the position of Support Services Manager. Gabriel has previously worked in the role of Community Educator with the organization and also has a long history of working in community organizations and advocating on 2SLGBTQ+ and anti-poverty issues. They are in the final…

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2019 Programming Update

Published On: Jan. 29th, 2019
Authored by: Magda

The Youth Project is very excited to share our program changes and updates for 2019! We will now be offering THREE drop-ins each month including two regular drop ins for youth 25 and under (2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 5-8pm) and one exclusively for older youth ages 19-25 (3rd Thursday of the…

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Youth Project Welcomes back Kate Shewan

Published On: Dec. 10th, 2018
Authored by: Kym

The Youth Project is pleased to announce that Kate Shewan has returned to her responsibilities as Executive Director of the Youth Project. Ms. Shewan has resumed her leadership of the daily operations, personnel, and programming of the organization on a permanent basis. Ms. Shewan has served as Executive Director of the Youth Project since 2015.…

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Book of the Month: The Marrow Thieves

Published On: Sep. 18th, 2018
Authored by: Sheena

Title: The Marrow Thieves Author: Cherie Dimaline In the YP Library? Not yet! Synopsis: In a futuristic world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America’s Indigenous people, and it is their marrow that…

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

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Drop-In/Transformers cancelled for August

Published On: Aug. 13th, 2018
Authored by: YP Staff

Drop-In and Transformers are cancelled for August while we recover from (and prepare for the next…) summer camp! Sorry for any inconvenience – we’ll see you in September!!

Tags: august , drop in , events , transformers

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