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The Youth Impact Survey is BACK!
Posted on April 30th, 2021 youth impact survey logo

Youth in Waterloo Region between the ages 9 and 18 have the opportunity to participate in the Youth Impact Survey.  The Youth Impact Survey was developed in partnership WITH young […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Working Group
Posted on April 21st, 2021

The Child and Family Pandemic Working Group (CFPWG) continues to meet every 2 weeks to support actions for young people and families through the pandemic with a particular focus on […]

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CYPT Youth Connectors
Posted on April 20th, 2021

For the first time, the CYPT will be adding paid positions for youth to the backbone team! In March we announced that, in partnership with Carizon, we would be hiring […]

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Hiring Youth Connectors
Posted on March 16th, 2021

Now accepting applications for two Youth Connectors positions.  In partnership with Carizon, Youth Connectors will support the CYPT team with the Youth Impact Survey (YIS) Phase 2. The YIS is […]

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Youth Impact Survey, phase 2
Posted on February 8th, 2021 youth impact survey logo

SENSE-MAKING SESSIONS At the end of 2020, CYPT backbone staff hosted 4 virtual sense-making sessions with youth to better understand the stories behind the data gathered from the Youth Impact […]

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#KidsTakeOver 2020
Posted on December 3rd, 2020

#KidsTakeOver this year looked a little different, but there were still plenty of opportunities for young people to take over.  This day is an opportunity for adults to show their […]

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Safe Voluntary Isolation Spaces through the Public Health Agency of Canada
Posted on December 3rd, 2020

As part of the COVID response, the Ontario Ministry of Health requires all public health units to collect socio-demographic data.  In particular, clients who test positive for COVID are asked […]

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Porch Chats
Posted on December 1st, 2020

As part of the #KeepFamiliesSafe campaign, there are some upcoming porch chats that might be of interest to you.  Facilitated in different languages and exploring the impact of migration on […]

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Youth Sense Making Sessions
Posted on December 1st, 2020

We asked, youth answered! The results of the Youth Impact Survey are in, and we called in the experts (youth) to help understand what it all means. We hosted 4 […]

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#KidsTakeOver 2020
Posted on November 5th, 2020 three young people dressed as adults working

It’s that time of year again, #KidsTakeOver!!  This opportunity for young people to take over helps foster belonging and the the idea that children and youth feel valued, heard and […]

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