Check Your Head News

Summer Job Opportunity: Research and Educational Content Assistant

Check Your Head and TakingITGlobal are looking to invite an enthusiastic student to join our team of change makers for Summer 2017! Check out the posting below or download the PDF here. Deadline for applications is 10am on Wednesday, May 25th. Check Your Head (CYH) is a youth-driven…

Call for participants: Join Check Your Head’s Inclusion and Anti-Racism project

Check Your Head is seeking youth participants (ages 16-22) to join our ‘Inclusion and Anti-Racism’ project! Learn about issues of migrant justice and become a peer educator with Check Your Head. This is an opportunity for racialized youth – including youth who identify as people of…

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Youth Volunteer Bloggers Wanted

Interested in social justice issues and want to write something inspiring, provocative, and/or informative? Check is looking for youth (ages 15-30) volunteer bloggers. Contact Justin Rawlins, Blog Coordinator, at justin.rawlins@gmail.com, preferably before Wednesday January 27th.

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Help! Can you donate a Tweet to Check Your Head?

Check Your Head wants to raise $5000 this holiday season to fund 50 free workshops next year for youth across BC. We think that all youth should have access to social and environmental justice education and that a workshop booking fee should not get in the way….

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Become a blogger with Check Your Head!

Interested in social justice issues and want to write about it? Check is looking for volunteer bloggers willing to make a 3 month commitment (November, December, and January) to produce one post per month. Please respond by Friday, November 6th at noon to justin.rawlins@gmail.com

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Three Media Workshops To Choose From!

We are pleased to announce the launch of our newest workshop, Media Awareness Part II, created in partnership with OpenMedia! This brings us up to three media related workshops in our workshop offerings, and provides a great opportunity to engage more youth in conversation about…

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Become a Workshop Facilitator with Check Your Head!

Our peer-led popular education workshops provide participants with a greater understanding of key issues facing our society and planet, empowering youth to link global issues to local realities. With your help, we’ll continue to create opportunities for young people to develop critical analysis, hope and tools…

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Open House at Check!

Our second Open House workshop is coming up this week! The theme this time is Digital Storytelling for Environmental Justice. Storytelling is a powerful and accessible method of relaying social and environmental justice efforts person to person, day to day. In this workshop, participants will…

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Job Posting: Communications and Events Coordinator

          Check Your Head is hiring! Check out the posting below or download a PDF here. Deadline for applications is June 5, 2015 at 3:00pm. Communications and Events Coordinator Check Your Head (CYH) is a youth-driven non-profit organization. We encourage young people…

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Reflections on a Practicum Now Finished

During my 4th year at UBC, it was required that I do a practicum with a local organization related to my major (Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice—GRSJ being its much-needed acronym), and personal interests. Given this, I was thrilled to find a place at…