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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. Young leaders…

Become a Youth Peer Facilitator!

Do you believe in education as a vehicle for change? So do we! If you are 15-25 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 free, interactive…

Join Youth Building a New Economy project!

Are you passionate about issues of poverty and income inequality? So are we! If you are 15-25 years old and live in Metro Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish territories, we invite you to join our Youth Building a New Economy cohort and be a youth voice…

Blog Coordinator – Volunteer Opportunity

Love writing and editing? Are you passionate about supporting other young folks in writing interesting, inspiring, and informative pieces on social, environmental, and economic justice issues?  If you are 15-25 years old and live in Metro Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish territories, we invite you to…

The Need for Conversations Surrounding Mental Health

Trigger Warning: The following material contains mentions of suicide, self-harm, and depression. If you are triggered by such topics, please proceed at your own risk. This is the first of a four-part series on social stigma—a term that I would define as the negative connotations…

Youth & Reconciliation

It can be hard to understand what exactly reconciliation is and why it is essential for us as young Canadians to play our part in creating such change. The truth is that whether the issue directly impacts you or not, it is incredibly important to…

Join the CYH team!

We are looking for an exceptionally organized individual committed to popular education and youth activism to join our small but mighty team! Operations Coordinator Are you passionate about social change? Can you run the back end of an organization like a well-oiled machine? Got mad communications…

Getting Involved in the Community

With school ending soon and summer just around the corner, you may be looking for activities to spend your summertime doing. If you’re not sure exactly what you want to do though, you’ve come to the right place! There are many great ways to get…

Project Recap – Youth Priorities for Poverty Reduction

The provincial government has committed to developing and implementing a poverty reduction plan – and BC’s young people have shown that their voice will not be lost in this conversation. During the last several months, we engaged youth in the consultation process to make sure…

at the end of the day;

she wrote a poem and called it change. about people who couldn’t, or wouldn’t, stop our pain. she wrote about the danger that comes with making things fair, about how if we’d just dare to stop speaking in ‘ums’ and start ending warfare, that the…

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