Tagged ‘Youth’

(YAAP Series) Mural-making in Gallery Alley, Hamilton

(YAAP Series) Mural-making in Gallery Alley, Hamilton

by Ontario Culture Days

Amber Aasman is a Hamilton-based community artist and one of the five artists participating in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. The Arts Ambassadors are currently working on community arts projects that will premiere during…

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Culture Days Activities: Behind-the-Scenes

Culture Days Activities: Behind-the-Scenes

by Erin MacKinnon

The Port Moody Arts Centre is an arts and culture hotspot that hosts all kinds of events and art programs year-round. This year, the centre has signed up to hold a Culture Days activity geared towards the community’s youth with the goal of establishing a relationship between the children of Port Moody and its local…

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Expressing Saskatchewan Narratives Through Technology

by Culture Days Saskatchewan

By Paul Spasoff With a background in journalism, Evie ruddy is a natural storyteller. As a SaskCulture animateur, she is helping others develop that very same skill. Ruddy was leading digital storytelling workshops in Saskatchewan as part of her role on the Culture Days animateur team. It’s a skill she learned at the Centre for…

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Finding the Right Medium: Express Yourself!

Finding the Right Medium: Express Yourself!

by Gracie Xia

This is the second post in a new blog series highlighting the experiences and expertise of Brampton’s Multicultural Youth Council, an organization run by youth, for youth with the goal of celebrating cultural diversity and providing the youth of Brampton, Ontario with opportunities to develop awareness of and respect for a variety of cultural backgrounds. In…

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Transformation and Leadership Through Art: SKETCH

Transformation and Leadership Through Art: SKETCH

by Ezekiel

SKETCH is a community initiative that provides Toronto youth living on the margins with opportunities to promote personal development, leadership skills and social change through the arts. Below, youth participant Ezekiel explains the positive impact that SKETCH’s arts-based programming has had on his life.  This post, originally published on the SKETCH blog, is part of Culture Days’…

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3 Steps to Starting Your Own Multicultural Youth Council

3 Steps to Starting Your Own Multicultural Youth Council

by Abeera Shahid

This post is the first in a new blog series highlighting the experiences and expertise of Brampton’s Multicultural Youth Council, an organization run by youth, for youth with the goal of celebrating cultural diversity and providing the youth of Brampton, Ontario with opportunities to develop awareness of and respect for a variety of cultural backgrounds….

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A Quick Chat with CTV’s Marci Ien

A Quick Chat with CTV’s Marci Ien

by Patricia M. Navidad

Culture Days and National Broadcast Partner CTV (Bell Media) were thrilled to offer Canadian students the opportunity to participate in the first-ever Student Reporters Internship program in conjunction with the National Congress on Culture held in Winnipeg on May 23 and 24, 2014. Four lucky students participated in a behind-the-scenes guided tour of the CTV…

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National Congress on Culture: Day Two, a Student Perspective

National Congress on Culture: Day Two, a Student Perspective

by Patricia M. Navidad

Culture Days and National Broadcast Partner CTV (Bell Media) were thrilled to offer Canadian students the opportunity to participate in the first-ever Student Reporters Internship program in conjunction with the National Congress on Culture held in Winnipeg on May 23 and 24, 2014. Four lucky students participated in a behind-the-scenes guided tour of the CTV…

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National Congress on Culture: Day One, a Student Perspective

National Congress on Culture: Day One, a Student Perspective

by Patricia M. Navidad

Culture Days and National Broadcast Partner CTV (Bell Media) were thrilled to offer Canadian students the opportunity to participate in the first-ever Student Reporters Internship program in conjunction with the National Congress on Culture held in Winnipeg on May 23 and 24, 2014. Four lucky students participated in a behind-the-scenes guided tour of the CTV…

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