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CYH youth facilitator training

Join our team of youth facilitators!

Do you believe in education as a vehicle for change? So do we! If you are 16-30 years old and live in Metro Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish territories, we invite you to join our pool of youth facilitators! You will be delivering our interactive and engaging peer-led popular education workshops on key issues facing our society and planet such as migrant racism, economic justice, gender equity, food sovereignty, media awareness and more!

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Invitation to stand for the CYH Board of Directors

Check Your Head is looking for leaders with a passion for social, economic and environmental justice and youth education to serve on our Board of Directors. We’re actively looking to increase the range and diversity of skills, perspectives, and experiences on our board.

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Join the ‘Migrant Youth Lead the Way’ Project today!

Applications for our ‘Migrant Youth Lead the Way!’ Youth Team are OPEN! Check Your Head is looking for passionate, driven and justice-oriented youth to be part of this amazing project! Along with a team of other young people, you will receive knowledge and training in leadership,…

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Join the Economic Justice Project!

Applications for our Economic Justice Youth Team are now OPEN! Check Your Head is looking for passionate, driven and justice-oriented youth to be part of this amazing project! Along with a team of other young people, you will receive knowledge and training in leadership, facilitation and…

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A message to those celebrating Pride this year

This past May, after much deliberation with the Vancouver Police department (VPD), the Vancouver Pride Society (VPS) released a statement announcing their decision to allow uniformed police officers to march in the upcoming Vancouver Pride Festival 2017. This announcement comes after a year of intense…

Special Summer Workshop Offering!

Happy summer everyone! Check Your Head is celebrating the season by offering our healthcare workshop for free for any group of ten or more youth in the Lower Mainland!  Healthcare: The Price is Right engages participants in interactive activities that ask the questions: How does…

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#BCElxn17

It’s that time again. Lawn signs, ads, debates, and lineups at the polling stations. While many of us feel frustrated with formal politics, electing the government is still a really big deal, and ultimately it’s up to us to fix the system by engaging with it. The provincial government…

Misrepresentation alert

Dear Community, It came to our attention that the name of our organization has been used by someone who has contacted a political party candidate and inquired about some sensitive matters. This individual has no current affiliation with Check Your Head, and if there was…

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Inclusion Project: Celebration recap

Our Inclusion Project is now under wraps. Our project celebration on Feb 17 was awesome – featuring youth poetry and a film all by project youth.

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Join the Income Inequality Project!

Check Your Head is seeking youth participants to join our “Income Inequality Project.” Learn about local issues of poverty & income inequality, take action, and become a peer educator with Check Your Head. Through a series of fun and informative trainings, workshops, and local field trips,…