Youth visit various colleges and universities. College tours allow students to determine the best environment for learning, make informed decisions regarding their post-secondary education, and experience college life.
Combines cultural events, reading, and writing assignments to fuel the love of the written and spoken word. Students present written perspectives expressing how the event or reading affected them. This activity is designed to incite interest and encourage broader perspective in choosing study subjects such as international studies, social entrepreneurship, allied health, etc.
Provides students a safe space to decompress from the noise and busyness of their everyday routines. In a collective setting, students are afforded the opportunity to commune with their inner selves.
Themed lessons tackle societal issues such as identity, human trafficking, domestic violence, and environmental concerns amongst others. Students reflect their interpretation through writing assignments, oral presentations, or the arts. This activity enables participants to formulate thoughts, transform them to the spoken or written word and communicate those thoughts in a coherent manner to others.
A monthly forum enabling students to share and discuss their writings, in addition to, exposing youth to journal writing. Through journaling, students acquire a respect for writing as a valid form of expression, gain confidence in writing, and find comfort in the written word.
Students are introduced to various speakers and career opportunities—those procured through traditional and non-traditional paths.