Speakers Bureau, Edmonton
In partnership with Plan Canada, the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation is pleased to host the Edmonton hub for Plan Canada’s national youth speakers bureau, in 2018-2019!
The Speakers Bureau provides a platform for young people across Canada who are passionate about advancing gender equality and girls rights. In each two hour workshop, members learn more about gender inequality issues, develop presentation skills and take collective action to raise awareness. Youth of all genders, ages 14-24 are welcome to join the Speakers Bureau.
Meetings will take place on the final Tuesday of every month, from September – November, and January – May, in Central Edmonton (Location TBA). Food and bus tickets will be provided to help you out!
Apply online and let us know why you want to join!
Win a travel bursary to attend Together 2018 in Edmonton!
Thanks to Mama na Mtoto, youth age 18-30 are eligible to win a bursary to attend Togther 2018
Submit a one minute video about an SDG of your choice before September 30th!
Visit Mama na Mtoto’s website for contest rules and information!
Youth Wavemakers Summit: October 25th, 2018: Calgary
Have you registered for the 2018 Youth Wavemakers Summit?
The Wavemakers summit is a free event for students in grades 7-12, held on October 25th at the University of Calgary Downtown Campus. Students will meet local experts participate in hands-on workshops focusing on global and local water and sanitation issues. After lunch, students will find out how to take action and begin to plan an action project. Students may apply for a $500 grant to implement their chosen project.
Register a team from your school, or encourage students to register as individuals for this curriculum aligned, experiential day of learning with many local environmental organisations.
When: October 25th, 9:20am-2:30pm: Where: University of Calgary Downtown Campus
Cost: FREE (lunch provided): Ages (grades 7-12)
Please register HERE or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Prime Minister’s Youth Council is Offering Membership for Youth
The Government of Canada is seeking youth to become members of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council who are looking to inspire and engage today’s youth.
Find out more and apply here.
The SDSN Youth Report Has Been Launched!
Youth from over 60 countries are showcasing 50+ solutions that they are doing to work towards SDGs! See the full report and learn about the youth.