Young filmmakers are invited to showcase their talents and create either a Public Service Advertisement (< 1 min) or a Short Film (1 – 5 minutes) about climate action. The competition is open to filmmakers from all over the world, ages 14 to 35, and the deadline to submit the video on the Film4Climate portal is September 15, 2016.
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Learning for a Sustainable Future & the RBC Foundation invite grade 9-12 students to participate in: Our Canada Project Youth Leadership Forum Empowering Students to Change the World! The Our Canada Project is a call to action, engaging youth in envisioning a more sustainable Canada and the actions they are taking to achieve their vision. ‣
Local author would be grateful for volunteers (teens aged 14-17, librarians and teachers) to read the first 55 pages of her young adult novel and complete a 2-page survey. The book has great reviews, but has only been read by adults so far. She is also interested in having parents of teens read the book.
Announcing the iMatterNow campaign, a network of youth activists pushing our cities to take real action to end the climate crisis. It’s our future at stake, so we are making our voices heard. Are you ready to stand up for your future? iMatterNow is a network of passionate youth leaders who share the vision of
The 2016 Solar Oven Challenge is now OPEN! GreenLearning Canada is hosting this delectable renewable energy challenge for Canadian classes to build, test, and bake with solar ovens. Students use the solar oven construction plan provided by re-energy.ca, or they design their own. Register your class to participate and get a chance to win a Pizza
If students at your school are taking action to promote the pillars of sustainability (social well-being, a sound economy and a healthy environment), or if you’d like to see what other schools are doing to create their sustainable future, email Youth Encouraging Sustainability (Y.E.S.) or visit their website to find out how you can get involved and
Are you enthusiastic about watching and reporting weather? Do you want to learn more about how weather impacts our lives and the environment? Then CoCoRaHS Canada is for YOU! Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHs) is a non-profit, community-based network of volunteers who take daily measurements of rain, hail and snow in their backyards.
Learn how an under-utilized roof space at an inner-city school was transformed into a 1/2 acre thriving rooftop garden. REGISTER At Eastdale Collegiate, a successful partnership between the Toronto District School Board and FoodShare’s School Grown program supports students in hands-on learning about urban agriculture and food literacy. The fresh produce grown by the students
Friday, April 1 marks exactly two weeks until Global Youth Service Day 2016. On April 1, 2015, YSA announced the expansion of Global Youth Service Day to Galactic Youth Service Day. We realized that we’re still leaving out some important demographics, so this year, we’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded our programs from ages five
100in1day Canada is part of a global initiative with the goal to inspire change in cities across the country by compelling residents to activate 100 innovative, thought-provoking ideas into interventions to enhance their city all on one day. 100in1day (first known as 100en1dia) was started in 2012 by a group of design students in Bogotá, Colombia