Check Your Head News

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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…

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Anti-Oppression with Children

   As part of our new Open House project, Check was happy to support the first instalment in this exciting series of youth-led workshops, with all topics chosen and facilitated by our existing youth volunteers.  Allison Jones and Annie Preston facilitated a great session on…

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Book a Social or Environmental Justice Workshop this Spring!

Teachers and community organizers book our workshops to support youth in their active engagement in social and environmental justice. As youth ourselves, we believe a just and sustainable world depends on a generation of informed, empowered and active young people. It all begins, of course, with education.

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Recruiting new Migrant Justice Facilitators

  Get involved with Check Your Head and No One Is Illegal – Apply to be a volunteer facilitator for Migrant Justice! Check Your Head is a youth-driven nonprofit organization working with young people to take action for social & environmental justice. Working together with No…

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Check Your Head 2015 Annual General Meeting

You are invited! Check Your Head’s Annual General Meeting will be held Wednesday, February 18, 2014. Join us to hear all about the year that was at Check Your Head, take part in important governance processes, and meet our staff and board team!

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Check Your Head is Hiring

After nearly six years of incredible commitment to Check Your Head, our Executive Director Kaitlin Pelletier is moving on to a new position managing the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Division of Continuing Professional Development. We wish her the very best in her future endeavours and issue this letter…

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Check Your Head Garden Party Fundraiser

Join us on Thursday, November 20th for Check Your Head’s indoor Garden Party Fundraiser hosted by Olla Urban Flower Project. Come learn about the ongoing work of Check Your Head to empower young people through social and environmental justice education.