Honouring Life Network Blog
Welcome to the HLN Blog! Here you will find postings about news items, positive youth programming across the country and beyond, job postings, resources, websites, scholarships/awards, research funding and other things that we think might be relevant to youth or youth workers visiting our site. If you’re looking for something specific, check out the tags at the end of each post and on the right-hand menu. The HLN blog should be interactive, so please feel free to leave a comment about any of the postings, or to email us if you have an idea for an HLN blog posting.
Call for First Nations Youth Ambassadors for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada (www.fncaringsociety.com) invites First Natons young people (ages 15-24) to apply for an opportunity to go to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child meeting in Geneva Switzerland!
What is this committee?
How do I apply?
You can send your application via email or regular mail to:
First Nations Youth Ambassador Contest
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 12th, 2011
Join the Spirit of Change!
Every year on September 10th people around the world raise awareness about the fact that suicide can be prevented.
In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day 2011, we are releasing our new documentary "Support" which is about the amazing youth hip hop program in the Baffin Island community of Clyde River. Click here to CHECK IT OUT!!
Gathering of Generations
6th annual global issues youth symposium
MOVE YOUR WORLD
The symposium takes place in Camp Mockingee, Upper Vaughan, Hants County Nova Scotia from October 20th to the 23rd, 2011.
This is an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with other youth, to learn about local and global issues contributing to the emergency on planet earth, such as peace and conflict, natural disasters, climate change and poverty and food security. It is also an opportunity to develop skills and methods of activism on issues that matter to you, and to share in an authentic global-learning experience.
If you are an Atlantic Canadian Youth between 15 and 18 years old and are interested in attending this symposium, contact the Atlantic Council for International Cooperate (ACIC) at:
Applications are due September 23rd 2011 by 5pm.