Newcomer Youth Recreation Forum

How can we work together to improve access to recreation for Toronto’s 65,000 newcomer youth?

Opportunities like afterschool programs, arts and music, and sports are essential for ensuring newcomer youth settle successfully in Canada.

Join us for an afternoon of interactive recreation activities, keynote speakers, and opportunities to learn from and work with others to address this important issue.

Newcomer Youth Recreation Forum

Date: Monday, June 12, 2017

Time: 12 pm – 4:30 pm

Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St W

Council Chambers and Members Lounge


Femi Lawson, Youtube Personality, Actor, Creative Director  

Arts Performance:

Jeah Mae Banico, RISE Edutainment

Presentations by: 

FCJ Youth Network – Youth to You Toolkit

Sharma Queiser – Social Planning Toronto

Hsain Al-Shihabi – Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto

and more!

Action Tables on:

  • Outreach and Engagement Strategies
  • Program Development and Space
  • Evaluation and Funding

Drop In Activities:

  • Breakdancing Demos with KeepRockinYou
  • iAM Photo Exhibit by JAYU
  • Button Making with North York Arts
  • Henna Hand Painting
  • Sports Development Clinics

Brought to you by:

Social Planning Toronto, Toronto Newcomer Office, Toronto Youth Equity Strategy, North York Arts, MLSE Launchpad, and Laidlaw Foundation.

lunch will be served    »    tokens available    »    child minding available upon request in advance

June 12, 2017 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Sharma Queiser · · 416-351-0095 x 219
Brian MacLean Benoit Tardif Tasha Hyndman Earl Phillips Charlotte Coffey Darling Emile Spencer Phillips Marijana Cuvalo Stephanie Joseph Brian Gonsalves David Black Betelhem Wondimu Jocelyn Nicholls Mauriene Tolentino Rachel Robbins Rakan Alkhattabi Asim Osman Yusra Baloch Diane Huynh Aamer Esmail Christina Pack Tasneem Bhaidu Munisha Basiram Charlie Lo Summer Jim Andre Blenman Navarre Bailey Yasmin Haq Khan Matthew Judd Wendy De Souza Thomas Brooks Jason Yorke-Best Roshni Lal Rachel Bennett Nour Abu-Shaaban Angela Koh Mitchell Sitzer Martha Segovia Dennis Njoki Angela Nijhar Donna Nicholson-Robertson Jen Pilles Michael Vickers Soroosh Vafapoor Mafo Njolomba Souleik Kheyre Anthony Meeks Lee Ford-Jones, M.D.

Will you come?

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