INSIGHT Global Perspectives on the WHO

Are you interested in exploring the global issues emerging around COVID-19? Check out INSIGHT Global Education‘s Global Perspectives series to get into the different commentaries on global issues emerging around COVID 19.    Target audience: high school and university students Taking a deep dive into the World Health Organization and evaluating whether recent criticisms are valid…

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Support Kids Help Phone! Walk So Kids Can Talk

Register. Fundraise. Donate. On Sunday, May 3, walk to support Kids Help Phone so we can continue to innovate our services to reach more young people than ever before. Young people can talk to us about any concerns they have; sometimes, we are the first or only place they can turn to for help. Walk to ensure…

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ONLINE WEBINAR EVENT FOR YOUTH: Privilege and Inequalities Amidst COVID-19

Why are African-Americans and other minority groups suffering disproportionately? This talk examines inequalities highlighted in COVID-19 REGISTER HERE FOR FREE About this Event COVID19 is disproportionately affecting minorities in developed countries, while forcing millions in the global south to go without food and shelter. This talk explores how the current pandemic is highlighting existing inequalities…

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JOIN NOW! FREE Global YouthFest Virtual Conference (Europe/West Africa/Americas)

Global YouthFest Virtual Conference (Europe/West Africa/Americas) SIGN UP HERE NOW **Space is limited and it will sell out so sign up now if you are interested for this weekend!** Why should you join? The YouthFest Virtual Conference is a free 2-day online conference for youth interested in becoming inspired, exploring leadership, and connecting with like-minded peers who…

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COVID-19 SUPPORT: Give Blood! #TogetheratHome

B.C. health officials are urging people across the province to donate blood if they are able to do so. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said in her COVID-19 update on Wednesday that Canadian Blood Services has a desperate need for donations in B.C. “The Canadian Blood Services has indicated that we have an urgent…

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COVID-19 SUPPORT: Myth Busting #StopFakeNews

There’s a lot of misinformation going around out there on COVID-19; please check out this great MYTH BUSTER resource from WHO to make sure that the information you have is accurate and evidence-based. For accurate and up to date information on COVID-19 for BC, please see the BC Centre for Disease Control site.

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GOT A COMMUNITY PROJECT? Apply for a Neighbourhood Grant

The West Vancouver Foundation Neighbourhood Small Grants program is open until April 9th. This program supports resident-led projects that bring people together, share skills and knowledge, build a sense of belonging and responsibility, and/or respect and celebrate diversity.  Grants are from $50-$500 to West Vancouver residents.  Some things to note: •             The project must be free…

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VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Weed Pull LPPS

The second weed pull of the season will happen this Saturday, March 7, from 9.00am to noon. WEAR old clothes and sturdy shoes and work gloves. BRING your own water bottle, please. MEET at the corner of North Piccadilly and Clovelly Walk (on the north side of the train tracks). CHILDREN 12 and under must be…

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WANTED: Youth Delegates for the UN Climate Change Conference: June 1-11, 2020.

The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is excited to announce the opening of applications for youth delegates to United Nations Climate Change Conference SB-52. Building off the success of 2019’s SB-50 delegation and the COP-25 delegation, BCCIC is looking to continue empowering youth voices in the international climate negotiation space. This year’s intersessional…

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SFU Talk: Overcoming Inequality Featuring Richard Wilkinson

Featuring Richard Wilkinson THU APR 2 | 7:00 PM (doors open 6:00 PM) FREE tickets with registration Queen Elizabeth Theatre SFU Public Square and Vancity are proud to present the keynote event for the 2020 Community Summit Overcoming Inequality, featuring epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson, one of the world’s leading experts on the impacts of inequality and…

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Join the Spirit Week Clothing Swap!

Hey Upper School: Stop FAST FASHION! For Spirit Week 2020, we are trying to get our community engaged in more sustainable and responsible consumption. Fast fashion makes shopping for clothes more affordable, but it comes at a big environmental cost. The fashion industry produces 10% of all humanity’s carbon emissions, is the second-largest consumer of…

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ORDER NOW: Spirit Week Lunch – Bread & Cheese Truck!

Hey Upper School Students and Staff! As part of Spirit Week 2020, we will once again be hosting our annual Spirit Week Lunch with a focus on sustainability! We are excited to announce that this year we will be having grilled cheese and other delicious sandwiches brought to you by the Bread and Cheese Truck: “a chef run gourmet grilled sandwich food truck….

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Spirit Week 2020 Starts Next Week: For a Better Future

This year’s Spirit Week 2020, from March 9-13, is all about taking on sustainability and our our community! We are focusing on raising awareness and engagement this week around responsible consumption and production.We want our community to take a close look at our (over)consumption, waste and recycling behaviours and take action to make things better….

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