Virtual fall conference 2021. Youth for Inclusion. Inspiring Collective Youth Activism Through Advocacy and Leadership. November 6, 9:30am-12:30m, $10, register at inclusionalberta.org

Youth For Inclusion Virtual Fall 2021 Conference

November 1, 2021

Youth for Inclusion invites you to join the 5th annual Fall Conference on November 6th, 2021! This year’s event will be virtual, with the theme ‘inspiring collective youth activism through advocacy and leadership’.

Do you have a passion for leadership, community activism, and aspire to be a part of a movement for inclusion? Youth aged 16-22 are invited to join us for our 5th conference! This year participants will virtually connect to expand and grow their advocacy skills, hear from captivating presenters, and commit to shaping our communities to be inclusive of people with developmental disabilities.

Date: November 6, 2021

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

Where: Virtual

Tickets: $10, available for purchase on Eventbrite

Speakers:

Nathan Ip: Edmonton Public School Board Trustee, Ward H / Lead Program Manager of Startup Edmonton

Nathan is an inclusive education advocate and brings over 15 years of leadership experience in community development and the social profit sector where he led various provincial and national initiatives in areas of mental health, youth engagement and social equity. He is passionate about public education and has dedicated his career to advancing equity and inclusion. Presently, he is the Lead Program Manager of Startup Edmonton and the EPSB Trustee for Ward H.

#Rising Youth:

RisingYouth is a program to help young people nationwide who are inspired with ideas and ready to take action through youth-led community service grants. The program is currently funded to offer grants through March 2022. The program is funded by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps initiative.