Imagine if all youth were viewed as community leaders...
and all youth knew of this to be true.

Upcoming Programs and Events

  • Hey there! Thanks for finding our very wordy page about this very exciting project! There’s more info below, but the TL/DR version is this: Sex ed in schools gets a poor rating from many of the young people we’ve talked to lots of people know that the more we know and can talk about sex, […]

  • When: Mar 16-19, 2017 (Thursday, 2pm to Sunday, 1pm) Where: Tatamagouche Centre, Tatamagouche This program is suited to anyone who is interested in high-level training in youth engagement and program planning to enhance their abilities as youth workers, mentors, social workers, employment counsellors, teachers, volunteers or recreation staff. “It helped me work through the process of putting […]

  • We know we need youth leadership in addressing the root causes of sexualized violence. We know youth have ideas that will work. We know that projects are more successful when co-created by the people they are meant to serve. Last December, The Sexual Violence Strategy of Nova Scotia announced project funds available for Innovative Prevention Projects across Nova […]

  • CLICK HERE TO REGISTER BEFORE NOVEMBER 28TH!! Have you ever wondered how to maximize positive outcomes for youth in groups? Games, initiatives, and activities are excellent ways to actively engage youth in positive group experiences. This two-day workshop will build a deeper understanding of effectively moving groups through the stages of group development by facilitating fun, […]

  • We know we need youth leadership in addressing the root causes of sexualized violence. We know youth have ideas that will work. We know that projects are more successful when co-created by the people they are meant to serve.   In December, The Sexual Violence Strategy of Nova Scotia announced project funds available for Innovative Prevention Projects across […]

  • October 1, 8, 29

    Pizza and Politics is part of the growing conversation about what is at stake in the upcoming Canadian Federal Election, what young people in Nova Scotia care about and the importance of civic engagement that goes beyond voting. We are holding 3 events to gather young people – voters, cynics and activists – and explore […]

  • Join us at the Halifax Central Library Creative Lab, from 6pm to 8pm, on on the 3rd Wednesday of every month for You(th)Talk,a  free space for youth, that aims to be open and stigma free,  to make connections, have meaningful conversations about topics that matter, and to build community. You(th)Talk is open to all youth ages […]

  •   The Abilities Now! Youth Summit will focus on the question “What are the barriers to full participation within Nova Scotia for youth living with disabilities and what can we do to shift them together?”  The Summit is a three day, interactive gathering held at Camp Tidnish (fully accessible location). We will bring together approximately 30 youth […]

  •   Join the Heartwood Centre for Community Youth Development and the Heart and Stroke Foundation to celebrate and explore our urban walkways in advance of NS Walk Day! May 12th, 2015, 4 to 6 p.m. This is a FREE event open to EVERYONE, including Youth, Families, Organizations or a team of friends! Halifax Central Library, Front […]

  • When: May 21-24, 2015 (Thursday, 2pm to Sunday, 1pm) Where: Tatamagouche Centre, Tatamagouche For more info and to register, contact the Tatamagouche Centre Tatamagouche Centre Website:  HERE “It helped me work through the process of putting together programming for youth and think of new and exciting ways to engage youth in our programs and bring in the […]

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