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CYPT CO-CHAIR
Posted on July 17th, 2020

Recruitment has been underway for the next Co-Chair of the CYPT. We are happy to announce that Goranka Vukelich, Dean of Community Services at Conestoga College has been selected! Goranka’s […]

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Youth Impact Survey
Posted on July 13th, 2020 youth impact survey logo

Your Well-Being Matters The survey takes about 20 mins to complete. You’ll get one volunteer hour and a chance to win a prize! The feedback form takes about 15 mins to complete. You’ll get another volunteer […]

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A follow up to our message from June 16
Posted on June 26th, 2020

Earlier this month, CYPT Steering Committee released a statement in response to the anti-Black racism movement unfolding in our community, country and world. In follow-up, almost 50 CYPT members came […]

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Youth Engagement Coordinator
Posted on June 26th, 2020

The Astley Family Foundation has recently made an investment into the collective work of the CYPT through the creation of a new role on the Backbone Team.  This role is […]

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Stories of Working Differently
Posted on June 26th, 2020

Working differently can lead to some exciting outcomes – and CYPT members have some exciting stories to share. Kelly Bernier, Associate Director at Family and Children’s Services shares a video […]

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A Message from the Children and Youth Planning Table
Posted on June 16th, 2020

As you know, our community has mobilized recently in response to the upsetting and (for some) eye-opening acts of anti-Black racism and intolerance in Canada, and beyond. Knowing how important […]

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Stories of Working Differently
Posted on May 25th, 2020 hands holding up puzzle pieces

Making Connections If you attended the virtual CYPT meeting on May 21st, you might have noticed how much energy there was in the chat.  Even on a webinar platform, where […]

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Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey
Posted on May 25th, 2020

The CYPT, UNICEF Canada, Canadian Index of Well-being and Ontario Trillium Foundation continue our work to develop a community child and youth well-being survey! A big thank you to everyone […]

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#StrongerTogetherWR
Posted on March 24th, 2020 two puzzle pieces being put together

At this challenging time, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region, Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council, Waterloo Region Immigration Partnership and Wellbeing Waterloo Region […]

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Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Posted on March 23rd, 2020 3 babies in diapers looking up

Did you know 25-30% of infants under the age of 5 are at risk of developing some form of emotional, social and/or behavioural disorder? The challenges we often see in […]

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