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Sharing Our Stories
Find first-person accounts of the projects and issues that were important to members of the Halton Youth Initiative.
Calls to Action: All About Doing a Land Acknowledgement
By: Angela G., Community Builders Calls to Action Team June 14, 2021 As youth working to advocate for Indigenous rights, and immersing...
Métis Voice: Talking to Vice-Chair Sharon Cadeau from the Métis Nation of Ontario
By Ethan R., Halton Youth Initiative Community Builders Virtual Team December 11, 2020 Watch the full Métis Voice event. On a bright...
Holistic Wellbeing: Indigenous Ways of Connecting with Mind, Body, Emotions & Spirit
By Tina L., Halton Youth Initiative Youth Volunteer December 9, 2020 In this article Tina describes the online event her youth team...
The HYI Wins the 2020 YMCA Peace Award!
By Angela G, Halton Youth Initiative Volunteer November 30, 2020 YMCA Peace Week is a time to acknowledge and celebrate peace in our...
Halton Youth Share the Truth! Episode 2 of the Podcast is NOW available!
As Episode 2 of Halton Youth Share the Truth becomes available for our listeners, Hargun, one of our podcast youth hosts, shares with reader
6000 Points of Light: Acknowledging Children of Residential Schools with Pointillism Art
On Orange Shirt Day, September 30th, we invited a special guest, indigenous artist Delree Dumont, for a virtual meeting art showcase. Delree
Orange Shirt Day: A Time to Reflect on Canada’s Dark Past & Hope for a Better Future
By Caroline M., Halton Youth Initiative Youth Volunteer September 28, 2020 “It is not ‘forgive and forget’ as if nothing ever happened,...
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