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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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Infant Mental Health Training Opportunity
Posted on March 18th, 2020 3 babies in diapers looking up

contributed by Nadia Khan, MSW Student COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people all over the world. While many of us are affected by economic challenges, health concerns and other […]

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youTHINK
Posted on January 28th, 2020 youTHINK, an event for young people in waterloo region.

CYPT, in partnership with UNICEF Canada, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing and the Ontario Trillium Foundation, is hosting an interactive day for youth ages 12-18! Local young people – join […]

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Make a Difference with Physical Activity
Posted on January 27th, 2020 young girl in a purple dress with a hulahoop and the healthy kids community challenge logo to the left

Make a Difference with Physical Activity Written by Nancy Hall-Jupp It’s 5 am on a cold February morning.  I walk down the hallway to my daughter’s room to wake her.  […]

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UNICEF’s Child Friendly Cities Initiative
Posted on January 27th, 2020 two kids painting an image of a house

On November 20, 2019, at the Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) meeting, members learned about UNICEF’s Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI). Members heard an overview presentation from Co-Chair Debbie […]

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#KidsTakeOver as Principals
Posted on January 26th, 2020 three young people dressed as adults working

We asked Linda Trudeau and Brenda Moen, principals at Lester B. Pearson Public School about their experience on November 20th with #KidsTakeOver.  Two of their students, Eden and Gracie took […]

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