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Yalla Let's Talk (YLT)

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Innovation Complex at the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus

3359 Mississauga Road

Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6

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Yalla Let’s Talk (YLT) is a youth developed and youth led initative with a mission to empower Arab youth in Canada and aims to address important topics that are often stigmatized.

What is happing at this symposium?

It's about time we address the elephant in the room...or in this case, the camel in the room. Through story-telling, dialogue and creating inclusive spaces, YLT will spark conversations that aim to empower Arab youth in Canada, and break stereotypes.

With the help of a skilled facilitators, we will address and discuss important topics that impact our Arab youth community in Canada. The program also includes keynote speeches by successful professionals and community influencers from the Canadian Arab community who will share their stories and inspirational thoughts.

1. So what’s this initiative all about?

It’s all about sparking dialogue on topics that impact young Arab-Canadians, and creating data that can be used to help improve policies around Arab-Canadians.

2. When is the first event?

The launch event is on May 5th, 2018 at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

3. What to expect at the launch event?

The first event is a symposium. With the help of a skilled facilitator, you will have the opportunity to speak on issues that you don’t usually talk about in the Arab community. Your discussions will contribute to a report that will be published on the Canadian Arab Institute’s website. There will also be keynote speakers, food, performers, and more!

4. What topics will be covered?

The topics for the launch event includes mental health, first-generation barriers, Arab identity, relationships, impact of the media, gender equity, and cultural entrepreneurship.

5. What to wear?

Be comfortable! Wear a t-shirt and sneakers…our focus here is on your mind!

6. What will I get out of this event?

Besides being part of a launch of an initiative that plans to empower millions of Arab millennials, there are SO many benefits you’ll get if you attend the event:

- Network with industry professionals and alumni from different sectors
- Learn about the different initiatives and projects that other Arab youths have started
- Earn a professional development certificate

7. Get a glimpse? Check out our video: https://www.facebook.com/yallaletstalk/videos/167001433957182/

**To ensure that we have meaningful discussions, we are capping the number of this event to 100. We only have a handful of spots left!!! Early bird Tickets are $15! There will be lunch at the event!***

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Innovation Complex at the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus

3359 Mississauga Road

Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6

Canada

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