Youth In Arts’s partnership with the University of Toronto Hart House Literacy

Naadiya Sharmarke Uncategorised, Youth News, Youth Zone

Congratulations on your well-deserved success Awais! Youth In Arts Program established an amazing partnership with the University of Toronto Hart House Literacy and Library Committee to run a book contest. Newcomer youth had the opportunity to read two books within three weeks to improve their English skills and for a chance to win gift cards. The youth attended three drop …

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

CultureLink Youth News

The Community Services Department is proud to announce that CultureLink’s Children and Youth Centre has become a Unit Award for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – THE WORLD’S LEADING YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR CANADIAN YOUTH! The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a global non-formal education framework which challenges young people to discover their potential and find their purpose, …

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The Youth Leadership Program (YLP)

Abdi Youth News, Youth Zone

The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) is an educational and leadership initiative propelled by the UN Refugee Agency – Canada (UNHCR). The project is to be implemented in collaboration with CultureLink’s Community Services Department. This project was successfully launched on June 20, 2019. The purpose of this initiative is to create an educational opportunity to engage young people ages 18 to …

Artegration Makes Impact

Tanya Syrian-related News, Uncategorised, Youth News

Artegration has grown sporadically over the last year and has planted its roots in many different areas throughout Toronto. The program continues to offer arts, homework help, leadership and recreational sessions in many different areas and successfully serving newcomer Syrian children between the ages of 6-12. In collaboration with the Nai Children’s Choir, the Artegration program offers programming at COSTI’s …

Sankofa Mural Painting

Tanya Uncategorised, Youth News

The idea for the mural painting germinated from one of the Sankofa youth saying, ‘These walls are so boring?’ So, we painted one! The youth along with an artist facilitator, Gillian Mapp, embarked on the journey of crossing the bridge from reflecting on themes of self and community to presenting them in visual shapes. In 10 Sankofa Program Sessions, there …