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Supporting young changemakers and building community in Brampton with LAB•B

Supporting young changemakers and building community in Brampton with LAB•B

ACCESS is proudly supporting a shared collaborative workspace in Brampton by funding LAB•B’s crowdfunding campaign this month. LAB•B is the Brampton community’s first co-working space, launched earlier this year by local youth leaders. Beginning in 2015, the new LAB•B space will be utilized by ACCESS for meetings, workshops and mentorship of fellow youth-led organizations through the ACCESS Innovation program. Membership at LAB•B […]

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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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Join ACCESS at TEDxYouth, Prom Expo and Youth Workshops

Join ACCESS at TEDxYouth, Prom Expo and Youth Workshops

Within the next 3 weeks, ACCESS is pleased to be involved with 3 exciting youth events hosted in Peel Region. ACCESS invites you to attend TEDxYouth@Brampton, The Prom Expo, and Speak Up for Change Workshop Series all between now and March 1. Speak Up for Change Workshops Tuesday February 18 and 25, 2014 The Speak Up for […]

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Redefining Normal: ACCESS presents TEDxYouth@Brampton

Redefining Normal: ACCESS presents TEDxYouth@Brampton

Brampton’s first-ever TEDx event for youth is being hosted on March 1, 2014 by a group of local youth. Sponsored by ACCESS, the theme is Redefining Normal. The event will focus on empowering youth to lead creative, self-satisfying lives that will enable them to look beyond the conventional forms of living. TEDxYouth@Brampton will be taking place […]

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