In the second of his two part Youth Justice Webinar Mini-Series, Nick Brown will inform participants of practical steps that can be taken once youth who are currently involved in, or nearly involved with, gang activity, are engaged in programming.
Nick has been working with multi barrier & high risk youth since 2004. For over 13 years, Nick has become extremely skilled at community outreach, programming and engaging youth with complex needs. His captivating nature & natural ability to draw in others makes him excel time & time again with vulnerable clientele. Youth don’t want to disappoint Nick – they always remember his kind, thoughtful & funny personality. Nick takes on every new challenge & is successful in all attempts.
This webinar is hosted by Umind.
Held during October, Child Abuse Prevention Month, Dress Purple Day is a province-wide initiative to promote awareness of the community’s role in keeping children and youth safe.
Together with our local school boards and community partners, Family and Children’s Services Niagara will be encouraging everyone to Dress Purple and to post your picture on social media to show your support for the cause.
October 24th is Dress Purple Day!
Vaping among youth is an emerging issue in Niagara.
Parents, teens and those who work with youth are invited to learn more about:
- The risks and harms of vaping among teens
- The latest products on the market
- The laws and perspective from a Tobacco Control Officer
- Practical tools and resources for parents
This information session is hosted by Niagara Region Public Health.
Form a team… build an idea… and develop your entrepreneurship skills… all in one weekend!
Based on the famous “Start-Up Weekend”, from Friday November 2 to Sunday November 4, 2018, Brock University BioLinc and Niagara College ncTakeOff are hosting the Niagara Young Entrepreneur Kick-Off Weekend. This event provides superior experiential education for entrepreneurial youth. Participants will create working startups, collaborate with like-minded individuals, and make new friends.
On Friday night and Saturday, teams will form and learn from industry leaders. Between Saturday and Sunday, teams will develop demos and pitch presentations, and receive feedback from local entrepreneurs along the way. If you’re looking for a co-founder, to apply your business skills, test an idea or take steps towards launching your own start-up – Kick-Off Weekend is the perfect environment! On Sunday, teams will pitch their start-ups and our panel of judges will select a winner to receive the “Kick-Off Weekend Prize Package” (stay tuned for details of the prize!). A detailed agenda will be emailed to all registered participants before the event.
Participants must be between the ages of 18-29 years old to participate in this event.
Cost: $15 (includes materials, meals & brain fuel.) If cost is a barrier to your participation, we can work out a sponsorship plan.
This event is hosted by Niagara College ncTakeOff, Brock University BioLinc, and Brock Innovation Group.