#Indigenous Communities Still Need to Boil Water for Safety #SDG6

Canada is one of the wealthiest and most water-rich countries in the world. Yet many of its First Nations communities continue to lack safe drinking water — a basic human right. As of February, 61 Indigenous reserves were under long-term drinking water advisories, half of which remain unresolved after more than a decade. These water advisories warn people to either…

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Join the Digital Inclusion Challenge!

Our Education Team would like to invite High School, College and University students to participate in our Global Education Challenge- ‘Embracing digital education for all’. Student groups will tackle challenges related to UN SDG Goal 4 – Quality Education. The challenge aims to create solutions to address online education, mental health, digital wellness, equality, diversity…

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How Canadians Can Support Organizations for Racial Justice!

How can I support Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC)? Check out resources listed here from GlobalCitizen.org… Black Women in Motion: Through an anti-racist, intersectional feminist, trauma-informed and survivor-centred framework, Black Women in Motion works to empower and support Black women and survivors of sexual violence. Black Legal Action Centre: As a non-profit community…

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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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Neonology Diversity Leadership Camp

Neonology is an award-winning series of workshops that focuses on demonstrating the power we have to stop discrimination and racism in our communities. The Centre for Diversity and Innovation (CDI) are having a FREE Spring Neonology Leadership Camp from March 16th to 19th. It’s a great opportunity for youth to connect with others, engage in…

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UBC engineering events for girls!

UBC Engineering is making a difference in the world. Our Professors, students and alumni are devising solutions to real-world issues. Whether it is finding solutions for the climate emergency at the Clean Energy Research Centre, helping rebuild communities after international emergencies, like alumni Sara Badiei, or simply taking an Electrical Engineering course (ELEC 371) to develop hands-on solutions for…

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Join the 100 Youth Who Care Forum: Fri Feb 7 @ 6.30 PM

G8-12s are invited to help make a difference in your community at the 100 Youth Who Care West Van (#100YWC) meet-up on February 7 6:30pm in the Arts Studio at the West Vancouver Community Centre run by the West Vancouver Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Council (YPC). Hear from local organizations that benefit West Vancouver Youth and have immediate impact by voting on…

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