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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Support the YPC #100YouthWhoCare Initiative @ypcwestvan

The Youth Philanthropy Council from the West Vancouver Foundation is adapting their #100YouthWhoCare Event which enlists youth from our local community to help us grant to local charities. Although we are unable to host this event in person for June, we are taking a different approach to grant funds through our ‘Charity of the Week.’…

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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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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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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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VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Lynn Valley Care Centre

The Volunteer Program at Lynn Valley Care Centre is looking for volunteers in G10-12! Volunteer jobs for students include: visiting elderly residents one-on-one and doing simple activities with them escorting residents to and from the dining rooms for their meals helping with reception helping with the Arts & Crafts Program on Saturday afternoons Want to…

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