Resident Bloggers

Students Can Reduce Poverty… And We Have to Start Now

Just like with any big problem, it can be hard to know how to help the homeless people whom we see on the streets. Whether because of the stigma that comes with having no home, or because as a student, I’m often in a hurry,…

Why We Should All Be Marching

Two weeks ago marked the second annual Women’s March, and a number of Check Your Head’s finest came out to march in solidarity with millions of other women world wide. Women’s March Global aims to promote social change in the areas of ending violence, reproductive…

New Year, New Youth Activism!

This year there is a whole lot of programming to look forward to! In 2018 we are working on: 2 brand new youth-led workshops on civics. Are you interested in facilitating one? Let us know! 2 opportunities to meet your elected representatives. Stay tuned for event…

Opinion Piece on UNAC ‘Youth as Peacebuilders Forum

On November 14 – 15, 2017 a great injustice happened in Vancouver. At first glance, one would think the ‘UNAC Youth as Peacebuilders Forum’ would be the pinnacle of youth engagement, the historic breaking of adult oppression on youth voices – but, unsurprisingly, it was…

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