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Atiyeh and Sara (Grade 12) reached out to the Youth Creativity Fund to kickstart their initiative, called PROJECT S.E.E.N (Student Empowered, Embraced and Noticed).
Through a project for Hannah's civics class, she needed to research a local issue and how it plays a role in the community, which then got her thinking about how to prevent IPV from happening in the first place.
Ali and Kean decided to start their own tutoring service which would be volunteer run in order to keep it free and accessible.
Invitation to Belonging is a youth-led program offering a safe and meaningful space for newcomer youth and parents to explore community engagement and available resources.
Keyaan (Grade 5) originally started with an idea to stop his socks from getting wet playing outside in the snow. Through testing and research it turned into a bigger mission to help prevent hypothermia.
During the pandemic, Ayla (grade 7) noticed that people were lonely, sad, and isolated. She decided to write books on topics that matter to also help support her family through COVID.
With a microgrant from the Youth Creativity Fund, Grand River students came together to try to improve cultural understanding at their school by hosting “Culture Day.”
This group’s creative idea was Talkhappi, “a virtual tool for mental wellness that incorporates gamification to treat depression and low verbal positivity.
Our group’s creative idea is centred around Flowboat, a youth-led and Waterloo-based startup incubator program for high school students.
Heeva applied to the Youth Creativity Fund to design and run an after school program for children 9 to 11 years old to teach them about leadership and opportunities that are available to them to help them reach their full potential.
While working at the local MCC Thrift Store, Grade 11 student, Eric, noticed there were some issues with inconsistent pricing of donated items. Eric decided to use his funding from the Youth Creativity Fund to develop a user-friendly app to assist volunteers at the thrift store.
That's all for now :)
That's all for now :)