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Featured Resources

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REPORT: How might the work of truth and reconciliation unsettle dominant youth sector structures and practices? How might we learn from and integrate Indigenous experience, history, theory, and worldviews into youth work practice? This report is a snapshot of YouthREX's Design Day, and includes reflections on the collaborative process, along with resources and case study examples that can inspire our youth work.
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TOOLKIT: This toolkit offers a straightforward method to identify potentially useful — or promising — practices for promoting healing and decolonization. A comprehensive directory of existing resources and programs that promote healing and decolonization, and address the legacy of the Indian Residential Schools, is also included in this resource.
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FACTSHEET: Developed from a YouthREX webinar with Gabrielle Fayant, co-founder of Assembly of Seven Generations (AG7) & Program Manager of ReachUp! North in partnership with Digital Opportunity Trust.
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VIDEO: In this keynote address from our 2016 Knowledge to Action Exchange, Dr. Sean Lessard shares his talk, "Red Worn Runners: Exploring the potential and possibilities within youth both in and outside school places."

What we're thinking

Youth Perspectives, Youth Town Hall, Laidlaw Foundation, Ontario Politics, Youth Engagement, Democracy, YouthREX
May 28, 2018

by Clementine Utchay
Bachelor of Health Studies Candidate, York University
YouthREX Youth Research Assistant

Youth Perspectives, Youth Town Hall, Laidlaw Foundation, Ontario Politics, Youth Engagement, Democracy, YouthREX
May 25, 2018

by Helen Lam
Age 19, 2nd Year Bachelor of Social Work, York University
YouthREX Youth Research Assistant