Upcoming #Disabled Young People’s Project Retreat in #Toronto | #li #youth

The Disabled Young Peoples Project (DYPP) is an arts based pilot project working on building community alongside youth (16-29) from black, African, Aboriginal, racialized, immigrant, First Nations and Indigenous communities who are also living with a disability across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). . DYPP Retreat: Join us to imagine, create and claim space for … Continue reading Upcoming #Disabled Young People’s Project Retreat in #Toronto | #li #youth

Student Creates Opportunity to Increase #Accessibility of #Federal #Transport System

Today, Pat Martin, NDP MP for Winnipeg Centre, will introduce a Private Member’s Bill calling for an accessibility audit of federally regulated transportation systems.  This initiative results from a high school student competition called Create Your Canada, where students were asked to draft a bill to change the way our country works.  Sam Unrau, a … Continue reading Student Creates Opportunity to Increase #Accessibility of #Federal #Transport System

#Violence reports soar at #youth jail

This is an old article, but still worth reading --------------------------------------------- Toronto Star December 21, 2009 Diana Zlomislic Since late summer 2009, more than 160 teens have filed complaints with Ontario's youth advocate about the Roy McMurtry Youth Centre in Brampton. RICK MADONIK/TORONTO STAR FILE PHOTO A Toronto teen arrived at the Jarvis Street youth court … Continue reading #Violence reports soar at #youth jail