This is a post by Actualizing Change program participant Natalie.
Can networking really overcome violence?
In trying to figure this question out, I begin to rewind to when I first came to know Check Your Head. It was May …
A guest post by CYH volunteer Brianne.
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Show Me What You Care About is a short documentary profiling a group of people that represent Vancouver’s diverse communities. The film will explore the invisible lines that connect …
Recognize, Revitalize, and Reconnect: A Recap of The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives 2013 Fundraising Gala
This is a guest post by CYH Volunteer Brianne Nettelfield
Recently I had the privilege of attending the annual fundraising gala for the Canadian Centre of Policy Alternatives (CCPA). I use the word privilege because it felt truly special …
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This is a guest post by CYH volunteer, Lyon Lin.
Suddenly, I became an activist, something I have never truly done… This has definitely been one of the most moving life experiences that I’ve had recently, and all within
This is a guest post by CYH Volunteer, Sarah Busch.
As I approached the Legislative Assembly in Victoria on October 22, I felt excitement, anticipation, and an overwhelming sense of hope. I was there to attend the Defend Our …
At the end of an amazing year with our Youth and Gender Media Project volunteers, Check Your Head wanted to measure the impact that they made in the community. We asked our volunteers to share what they have been doing …
This is a guest post by CYH volunteer, Elaiza Datar.
Every first Friday of the month volunteers with CYH’s Youth and Gender Media Project gather over delicious home-made crock pot meals and baked goodies for two hours of discussion, …