In collaboration and with the support of the Saskatoon School Boards as well as other agencies and organizations.
YOUTH STUDY GROUP
This after-school academic tutoring is offered in select Catholic, Public and French schools, and focuses on advancing student newcomer academics through tutoring in subject areas such as math, social studies, science, English and computer sciences. This program runs during the school year and any newcomer youth is eligible.
YOUTH SOCIAL NETWORKING
Composed of various activities which engage newcomer youth to communicate, learn, and interact with other newcomer and Canadian youth.
YOUTH SPORT TRAINING
Provides youth with physical activities/sports which meet the several levels of need that the newcomer youth require. These activities range from the introductory/drop-in level to the highly competitive/organized level.
YOUTH HOSTING YOUTH PROGRAM
Offers friendship and support as immigrant youth learn about the Canadian lifestyle, community resources and the social activities our city has to offer. The host youth in turn benefit by learning about different cultures, sharing experiences and gaining leadership skills. Runs during the school year and any newcomer youth is eligible. Any citizen or newcomer who has lived in Canada for at least three years is eligible to host. It is based out of Public and Catholic schools in Saskatoon.
SCHOOL BUDDY PROGRAM
Based at elementary schools, student volunteers are partnered with newcomer students for friendship, support, and an introduction to their school. This program runs during the school year and any newcomer youth is eligible. Located at selected Public and Catholic schools in Saskatoon.
CREATING YOUTH CULTURE
In this program a culturally-diverse group of high school students are recruited to function as Youth Facilitators, providing cultural diversity workshops to elementary-level students. They are trained in cross-cultural sensitivity, leadership, workshop development, and provided with ongoing support. This is a pilot project that has been received with great excitement by both the high schools and elementary schools with a province-wide inclusion of human rights and social justice education into Saskatchewan curricula.
ANNUAL VOICE OF YOUTH SUMMIT
Held annually to bring youth and the community leaders together to jointly address youth issues.
Youth are involved in the planning of the event and this promotes their leadership and organizational abilities. It also connects them with the decision makers/stakeholders to discuss the systems and services which they provide, with the goal of solution focused discussions. Any newcomer youth is eligible.
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