3 Ways to Integrate Meaningful Youth Engagement into Your Organization

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Why It Matters

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.

Youth on Boards: Nominate a young board director

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This series aims to highlight the journeys and insights of 25 young directors who are challenging the status quo of non-profit governance. While Canadian youth aged 18-30 are actively involved in volunteering, youth representation on governance boards remains low.

Who is building the future?

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With our runway for addressing SDGs uncertain and a price tag growing on saving the planet for the next generation, the search for social innovations and sustainable solutions is more pressing than ever. Sharing decision-making power with youth is a vital piece of the puzzle.