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Youth Project joins SEIU Local 2 Union!

Published On: Jul. 31st, 2019
Authored by: YP Staff

We are happy to announce that the staff at the Youth Project have unionized with SEIU Local 2, and we have started the process of negotiating our first collective agreement! We are excited to be taking this step forward to continuing to strengthen our organization with the goal of providing exceptional services to the youth…

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AGM 2019 Agenda, AGM 2018 & EGM 2018 Minutes

Published On: Jun. 25th, 2019
Authored by: The Youth Project Board of Directors, Youth Board, and staff

As the 2019 Annual General Meeting approaches this coming Thursday, here are links for the agenda for this years AGM: YP AGM 2019 Agenda   As well as the minutes from both the AGM last year and the EGM this past November: YP-AGM-2018-Minutes YP Extraordinary General Meeting      

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The Youth Project's 2019 Annual General Meeting!

Published On: May. 27th, 2019
Authored by: The Youth Project Board of Directors, Youth Board, and staff

You are invited to the Youth Project’s Annual General Meeting! When? Thursday, June 27 @ 6pm-8:30pm! Where? The Halifax Central Library, Room 301 Why? Learn about what the Youth Project has been up to, provide feedback, and help us to continue to envision futures that hold space for all of us. Plus, AWARDS! Who? Community…

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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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