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Impact Tomorrow: Youth Entrepreneurship Conference and Competition

Impact Tomorrow: Youth Entrepreneurship Conference and Competition

Develop a startup idea, learn from inspiring speakers, and enter to win The Impact Tomorrow Expo is an Entrepreneurship Conference and Pitch Competition being hosted by youth, for youth on March 28, 2015 at University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus. ACCESS is pleased to be a lead Sponsor of the conference, which has evolved from the first Impact Tomorrow expo in 2013, […]

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Students gain Momentum at annual PSPC leadership Conference

Students gain Momentum at annual PSPC leadership Conference

Local students apply to learn leadership, teamwork, communication and more at annual 4-day conference The PSPC Spring Conference is a four-day, three-night leadership experience for youth hosted by the Peel Students Presidents Council. This year’s conference will take place March 5 – 8, 2015 at Camp Trillium, and ACCESS is pleased to help support this completely youth-led event. […]

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Students to host Eclipse Art Market and Music Festival to benefit local charity

Students to host Eclipse Art Market and Music Festival to benefit local charity

High school students continue project through support of ACCESS, plan to host event and raise money for the community At YMAD 6, the latest edition of ACCESS’ annual Youth Making a Difference Conference, high school students were challenged to create solutions to social issues within their local community. The ACCESS team selected 3 student projects, all of which were developed from scratch during the one-day conference, […]

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Speak Up Conference helps students get their voices heard

Speak Up Conference helps students get their voices heard

The buzz of idle chatter among more than 700 adolescents filled the gymnasium at Brampton’s Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School as the young crowd waited for start of the Speak Up Student Conference, organized to inspire students to use their voices to make a difference in local communities and around the world. About 750 Grade […]

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YMAD wins Social Good Design Award

YMAD wins Social Good Design Award

TORONTO – ACCESS has received a Social Good Design Award for YMAD6, the latest edition of its annual Youth Making a Difference Conference. RGD’s So(cial) Good Design Awards gives voice to the important work designers are doing and can do to change the way society thinks and acts. Annually, RGD reviews projects which use communication design for social good – working with the power […]

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Bringing together youth-led organizations in Peel Region through Regional Youth Roundtable

Bringing together youth-led organizations in Peel Region through Regional Youth Roundtable

MISSISSAUGA, ON – ACCESS is pleased to be supporting the Regional Youth Roundtable, a grassroots initiative bringing together youth-led organizations, alleviating pressures facing minority groups, sharing experiences and advice, and collectively taking action on issues in the community. The Regional Youth Roundtable (RYR) is funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Youth Opportunities Fund with the Organizational Mentorship of ACCESS. Formally launched in Fall […]

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ACCESS offering RHYTHM for youth to learn through breakdancing

ACCESS offering RHYTHM for youth to learn through breakdancing

This Spring, ACCESS has added a new format to Speak Up for Change Workshops: Breakdancing. Working with RHYTHM, ACCESS will be helping to teach youth how to express themselves through breakdance, through a 12-week dance program. Not only is RHYTHM about learning how to dance, it is about giving youth accessibility to foster their interests […]

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Discussing Creative Solutions for Youth Employment with United Way Peel YLC

Discussing Creative Solutions for Youth Employment with United Way Peel YLC

MISSISSAUGA – The Young Leaders Council (YLC) is contributing to a very important conversation through an exciting event on April 24, 2014 at Studio 89 with ACCESS. Youth leaders are invited to be a part of the Community Connections Committee’s very first workshop, Creative Solutions for Youth Employment. The YLC strives to connect active and emerging […]

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