As a young generation of Canadians, we are entrenched with a sense of security as we mature when it comes to emerging world issues. From the day we enter this world with astonishment and curiosity, we are protected on a global basis with the United Nation’s Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Even with these types of international agreements in place, [...]
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This Friday, the annual Global Youth Summit returns! The yearly event is planned by youth for youth, and is basically a time for Calgary & area high school students to share local projects that have a global impact. It’s bound to be super cool, since the event features workshops, small-group dialogue and participatory learning exercises which helps youth to gain [...]
First of all, the soul of any fundraiser is that it’s all about the heart. A fundraiser has to be from the heart and to the heart for it to work. Having pulled off my own, out-of-the-blue fundraiser raising the awareness of children affected by war for the Canadian Red Cross, many months of predicted and unpredicted hard work, and [...]
It was on a small pin that I intently focused my churning emotions of joy: the powerful and uplifting emblem of the Red Cross.
Global Youth Summit (GYS) is an annual event that gathers high school students from the Calgary area to take local action on global issues. Through art and music, workshops, video projects, small-group discussions and participatory learning, we share skills and build relationships in order to impact our local community and our world. GYS is a local initiative created by and for [...]
Do you know what HUMAN RIGHTS ARE? Do you know what HUMAN RIGHTS YOU HAVE? Did you know that these HUMAN RIGHTS are NOT GUARANTEED for EVERYONE? It’s all about Voices for Rights at this year’s Global Youth Summit! Global Youth Summit is a youth driven initiative that combines great entertainment, interactive workshops, and an engaging keynote speaker – all to get youth inspired to get involved, take up action [...]
The world needs leaders, in whatever area of expertise individuals choose to pursue. Attending two Canadian Red Cross workshops, intending to train internal Red Cross volunteers to become facilitators, plunged me into becoming more engaged in world affairs. I had previously spoken about this in another post. It was quite intimidating, as I tried to become more comfortable and open [...]
I’m dead serious, I consider workshops to be wonderful opportunities offered by volunteer organizations. You are to able learn and become engaged in very exciting and productive topics that usually raise the awareness of global issues. These presentations have been very useful to me in the past, touching upon the issues of racism, bullying, becoming a mentor, environmental leadership and awareness, the nature of [...]