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 community organizing skills, while also learning about issues surrounding poverty, income inequality, the wealth gap, and more. You’ll connect with people and leaders from your local community, and put your ideas for change into real action!


EJ 2017 Callout - Social Media

This project provides opportunities for you to:

  • participate in anti-oppression, facilitation and leadership training
  • use your new skills to facilitate Poverty & Income Inequality workshops
  • plan action-based activities and initiatives to implement in your community

We invite youth aged 16-22 who are passionate about these issues and want to make change in their communities to join our youth team! The deadline to apply is September 7th, 2017.

Program Information and Important Dates

The first official session of this 12-week program will be held on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 from 4:30-7pm. Please mark and reserve this important date, we hope to see you there!

From  September 2017 – December 2017, through a series of workshops, local field trips, action-based learning opportunities/initiatives, training and mentorship, participants will learn how they can work together with their peers to actively spread awareness and create change around issues of poverty, income inequality, and its impacts in their communities and beyond. Participants will share their work at a project wrap up event in December 2017.

Please fill out our application form if you are interested in participating in this project. We also welcome statements of interest by phone and email! You can contact Program Coordinator, Raagini at 604-704-1051 and raagini(at)


Need some inspiration?

Check out this blog created by the last cohort of Economic Justice Program about their action project: The Package