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Keyword results for: youth leadership

Reflections on the 2016 Aboriginal Youth Explosion

The 5th Annual Aboriginal Youth Explosion took place this year on May 6, 2016 and it was a memorable experience for all who were in attendance as we celebrated and were inspired by some of the amazing youth Canada Bridges has  worked this year. Seventeen courageous young leaders shared their personal wisdom stories through song, dance, story, poetry, […]

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , , | June 1, 2016

Join us for the 5th Annual 2016 Aboriginal Youth Explosion!

The Aboriginal Youth Explosion is an annual event, organized by Canada Bridges & in association with RedX Talks / the Iiniistsi Treaty Foundation, that brings together the collective voices of Albertan Aboriginal youth to celebrate the exploration of their personal wisdom and potential. Bridges brings this event to the Calgary community for the fourth time […]

Posted in Blog, Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , , | April 13, 2016

Unveiling Youth Potential 2.0!

Canada Bridges’ is pleased to announce that out 2014/15 Unveiling Youth Potential (UYP) 2.0 will officially begin on October 8, 2014! UYP 2.0 will aim to empower youth, aged 18 to 30, to be an agent of change by supporting the development of their capacities to respond to the conditions of their environment. The UYP 2.0 will […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , | October 2, 2014

Run As One Youth Conference!

Calling all youth from Treaty 7 Nations: Clear your calendars for August 5th & 6th, because the Run as One youth conference is where it’s at! The Run As One youth conference is part of a weeklong celebration known as the Siksika Nation Youth Awareness Week. It is an annual event held the week before […]

Posted in Home, Upcoming Events | Keywords: , , , , | July 4, 2014

Telling the Story: Expression of Self for Healing, Leading, Teaching, and Inspiring

By Pamela Karch, Bridges’ Research Coordinator Wisdom Stories At Bridges, we are learning that our personal stories are of great value: to the individual, to our communities, and to everyone we share life with. We teach each other through stories both with our words and with our hands, showing and telling, “this is how you […]

Posted in Journal | Keywords: , , , , , | September 6, 2012

A Three-Pronged Approach

By Pamela Karch, Bridges’ Research Coordinator The ability for youth to respond to some of the pressing social needs in their communities is reliant on individual agency – a person’s ability to understand themselves, their community, and the global environment while engaging in critical thinking, reflection, analysis, and action. At Bridges Social Development in our […]

Posted in Journal | Keywords: , , , | June 19, 2012

Sharing artifact story at workshop brings tears

October 26, 2011 By: Tara Beaver Source: Cochrane Eagle Online I recently went to a workshop in Calgary with Canada Bridges. It was quite the experience. I found out about it through a woman I met. I told her about my column in The Eagle and she directed me to Canada Bridges. I visited the website […]

Posted in More Resources, Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | November 4, 2011

How to turn the Arab Spring into Summer

by Donna Kennedy-Glans (from Wednesday’s Globe and Mail; Published Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2011 2:00AM EDT) The Arab Spring has moved into its next season: Arab Summer. In the natural world, summer is the time for flowering blossoms to progress their journey to mature fruit. Yet, this summer, it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t feel a few […]

Posted in More Resources, Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | July 13, 2011

Jobless youths in Tunisia riot using Facebook

TUNIS, Tunisia – In the cruise ship brochures, Tunisia is a land of endless sandy beaches, warm Mediterranean waters, ancient ruins and welcoming bazaars. But behind the postcard-perfect facade, legions of jobless youths who see no future are seething under the iron-fisted leadership of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, and worried fathers wonder how […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , | January 11, 2011

Does Helping Out Help You?

By: Pamela Paul EVEN the most altruistic applicant wants to know how community service looks to colleges: would admissions officers prefer a summer of health care work in Africa, or three years of Sundays spent at the local senior citizen center? Would creating a charitable Web site impress more than campaigning for a local politician? […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , | January 7, 2011

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