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Community Hiring Committee

Published On: Apr. 29th, 2019
Authored by: The Youth Project Board of Directors and Youth Board

Community Hiring Committee Click link above or see committee description below: April 29, 2019   RE: COMMUNITY HIRING COMMITTEE The Youth Project acknowledges that our organization has historically, and continues to be, a predominantly white organization. We further acknowledge that the exclusion of queer and trans Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) youth from…

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Public Apology to QTBIPOC Communities in Nova Scotia

Published On: Apr. 29th, 2019
Authored by: The Youth Project Board of Directors, Youth Board, and staff

Public Apology to QTBIPOC Communities in Nova Scotia Click link above or see description below: April 29, 2019 Re: Public Apology to QTBIPOC Communities in Nova Scotia The Youth Project, including our Board of Directors, Youth Board, and staff, recognize and apologize for the ways in which we as an organization have caused harm to…

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Announcement of Interim Executive Director

Published On: Mar. 28th, 2019
Authored by: The Youth Project Board of Directors

As was announced on March 6th, Kate Shewan’s last day as Executive Director of the Youth Project was this past Friday. We would like to thank Kate for all the hard work, dedication, integrity and leadership she brought to the Youth Project over the past four years. We understand that this change may bring uncertainty…

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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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