In order to thrive in an aging population, Canadian non-profits need to identify youth leaders and recruit them onto their boards. Below, six young community-builders share precisely what non-profits are getting wrong — and how they can improve, from evolving directorship elections to considering board member compensation.
By 2030, almost one in four Canadians will be seniors. Non-profit boards have major diversity gaps, including age, and it’s becoming increasingly critical for them to recruit youth. We’re here to help, with insights from our 2019 Youth Reshaping Governance list.
“Climate change is not the problem. We are solving the wrong problem,” says Grace Hill, a 14-year old student and youth activist. In honour of both International Day of the Girl Child and the millions of young people who marched for climate action around the world last month, we're taking a closer look at the power of youth movements.
To reach new generations of donors, volunteers, and employees, organizations update their tactics and learn to reflect the changing communities around them, say four young leaders in a digital roundtable with Future of Good.
All year long, social mission organizations will welcome young people into their ranks for internships and temporary work experience. Many, however, fail to truly engage young workers — a misstep that not only undervalues young people, but fails to take advantage of their potential to bring innovative solutions to the table.