Multicultural Club Visits the ROM

Abdi Youth News

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto, Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America, the largest in Canada, and attracts more than one million visitors every year. Thanks to Kids Up Front, a group of newcomer youth from Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School’s Multicultural Club visited the ROM and spent a wonderful afternoon there! Through our visit, …

A Magical Journey with Project Canoe

Jyothsana Nagesan Youth News

At the beginning of August, four CultureLink youth were led on a backcountry portage trip in Algonquin Park for 5 days, thanks to a partnership with Project Canoe. Project Canoe uses the outdoors, including wilderness canoeing, to create a transformative environment in which young people facing barriers develop life skills, social competencies, and resiliency, thereby fostering their own personal success. …

Playing for Keeps Community Training

Jyothsana Nagesan Youth News

CultureLink is in its 4th year of partnership with Playing for Keeps – an organization that aims to give volunteers the opportunity to plan fun games and activities to bring neighborhood and communities together. This past June, 23 youth and adult from Culturelink took  part in a 2-day free certified Community Leadership training at George Brown College. This training session …

Youth Online Employment Strategy (YOES)

ClaudiaR Youth News

In June 2016, CultureLink launched the Youth Online Employment Strategy (YOES).  Funded by the City of Toronto in partnership with the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy, this exciting new employment initiative teaches youth how to creatively market themselves online, build a professional digital profile and expand their professional networks, because let’s face it, technology has changed the way we do almost …

LGBTQ+ Newcomer Youth Needs Are Important

NYC Youth News, Youth Zone

Support and services for LGBTQ+ newcomers are very important. This is all the more so for newcomer youth. Amongst the many challenges of being adolescent, the fear of not fitting in is one that is highlighted double-fold for a newcomer LGBTQ+ youth.