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Indigenous 150+

Jul 18, 2023

What role does youth engagement play in leadership development? What role does it play in building relationships and meaningful careers?

Host Sam Bird speaks with veteran youth engagement expert Jocelyn Formsma, CEO of the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) about how her extensive experience on youth...

Jul 11, 2023

How should young people be compensated for their time and expertise? What constitutes fair remuneration? What challenges do young people face when it comes to requesting compensation? 

Host Sam Bird digs into these questions as well as the hidden costs of youth engagement that Indigenous young people often bear when...

Jul 4, 2023

How are young people reforming practices within youth councils?

How have Indigenous young people led policy change that has improved the lives of Indigenous people and Canadians more widely? 

How are youth creating systemic change in the institutions they are a part of?  

Host Sam Bird explores these questions with a...

Jun 27, 2023

What are the mechanics of effective youth engagement? How do you create an environment where everyone present feels comfortable to participate?  In other words, how do you get Shy Native Youth to speak up? What do you do when Indigenous youth are speaking up and they're tremendously pissed off? 

Our host for this...

Jun 20, 2023

What role does identity and culture play in the lives of Indigenous youth? How is one’s sense of identity impacted when representing the voices of Indigenous youth to a larger institution? What is required for youth to fully engage?

Our host Sam Bird explores these questions through conversations with:

  • Brian Pottle...