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The purpose of this report is to gather what has been learned about hosting deep youth engagement initiatives as a community foundation. Many foundations, funders and nonprofit organizations have approached Vancouver Foundation over the years wanting to know more about its role in Fresh Voices,...
Vancouver Foundation worked with an external research uncover our key lessons from two youth engagement initiatives: Fostering Change and Fresh Voices. They dug through over 5,000 strategy, project, and campaign documents, caught up on our grantmaking activities, and conducted interviews and focus...
Youth make up a significant portion of newcomers to Canada, with approximately 34% under the age of 25. However, very little is known about refugee and immigrant youth in Metro Vancouver. This report is a high level summary of findings of research into access to employment, mobility, and...
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In spring 2017, the Fresh Voices Youth Advisory Team (YAT) and staff decided to reflect on their past and engage in an evaluation process. The evaluation included individual conversations and interviews with community partners and team members, a focus group within the core YAT, and survey...
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Fostering Change is an initiative to involve youth, their allies, supportive organizations, and engaged citizens across Metro Vancouver in conversation and action. The goal: to ensure youth in government care have access to resources, opportunities, and consistent caring relationships they need to thrive in adulthood.
Background: During the development of the learning agenda for Fostering Change, mental health was identified as one of the critical challenges for service providers. Members of the Shared Learning and Evaluation working group shared information on the current state of mental health service...
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This report outlines the Fresh Voices process, key themes and recommendations that emerged, and reflections on the process. While the project dealt with the experiences of immigrant and refugee youth in British Columbia, many of the findings are relevant throughout Canada. This information is...
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