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Monthly Archives: June 2014

  • On June 7th, as part of 100 in 1 Day Halifax, the amazing young women from HeartWood’s Taking the Lead program in Cole Harbour set up shop at the Alderney Landing Farmers Market. The girls spent their Saturday morning selling “Stop Gender StereoTyping” t-shirts that were created by Taking the Lead participants, handing out beautiful […]

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  • The end of May brought an absolutely incredible LOT Spring Summit around Youth Health and Wellness! Hosted at Bayside Camp, an incredibly diverse group of over 100 youth, adults, community members and government gathered for a three-day deep dive into the cultures of health and wellness in Nova Scotia, the barriers to youth wellness and […]

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  • The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia partnered with HeartWood to provide seven half-day workshops across the province. The workshops introduced participants from the non-for-profit sector to HeartWood’s Framework for Community Youth Development and some key tools to engaging and supporting youth as volunteers. The workshops were very well-received by participants. One participant said “First […]

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  • HeartWood Centre for Community Youth Development is pleased to announce that Laura Swaine has been hired as the new Executive Director, effective July 2, 2014. Laura comes from the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre where she has been the Provincial Coordinator of the Healthy Relationships for Youth Program for the past two years. Under her leadership, […]

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