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YOUth: Deconstructing the World Around You

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YWCA Metro Vancouver

535 Hornby Street

Vancouver, BC V6C

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Join us on November 18 for the sixth annual YWCA Metro Vancouver YOUth Conference: Deconstructing the World Around You.

Our For Youth, By Youth media literacy conference looks at specific issues in the media that impact youth.This conference is developed and facilitated by members of our Youth Advisory Council.

Topics covered include:

  • Mental Health
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Indigenous Representation
  • Body Image

If you are between 15-21 years old, please join us to explore how the media deals with representation and its effects on and off screen.

Registration Details:

  • RSVP for this FREE conference now as space for each workshop is limited! Lunch will be provided.
  • When signing up, please rank your preference of workshops to attend. You will be attending a total of 2 workshops, and we will do our best to place you according to your preferences.

Agenda:

9:45AM-10:00AM: Registration

10:00AM-11:00AM: Introduction to event

11:00AM-12:00PM: Workshops

12:15PM-1:00PM: Lunch

1:00PM-2:00PM: Workshops

2:00PM-3:30PM: World Cafe

3:30PM-4:00PM: Closing Remarks

Accessibility:

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all youth to engage fully. To be respectful of those with allergies and environmental sensitivities, we ask that you please refrain from wearing strong fragrances. This event will take place on the 4th floor of the building and can be accessed via elevator. If you have accessibility requests, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Questions? Contact Miley Leong at 604 895 5798 | mleong@ywcavan.org



This conference would not have been possible without the continuing and generous support from Methanex and the Government of Canada.

This event is taking place on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples – Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

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