Miley Leong

Pride 2018 Events in Vancouver

Vancouver is home to a large and diverse LGBTQ2+ community. This past May, Vancouver City Council declared 2018 “The Year of the Queer” in Vancouver...

Youth Advisory Council empowers youth to be change makers in the community

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a grassroots program empowering youth in Metro Vancouver to become advocates for social change and achieve gender...

Be The Change: Youth Civic Engagement event

In 2015, Youthful Cities found that in regards to youth civic engagement, It’s not that young people aren’t invested in their cities, and don’t have...

Reflecting on #Cyberbullying: A Pink Shirt Day Event

Sticks and stones may break our bones but the Internet has changed the game entirely. With increased awareness around women’s issues, online...

YAC Year End

This year has been an incredible year for advocacy and social justice. From the Women’s March in January to the #MeToo campaign, issues surrounding...

Pride 2017 Events

The 39th Annual Pride Season is kicking off and here are some of the events that are happening this Pride weekend: Terry Wallace Memorial Breakfast...

Celebrating Canada 150+

Saturday marks the 150th year of Confederation for Canada, but around Vancouver we're celebrating Canada 150+. If you're not sure what's going on, we...

Why young mothers are hesitant in asking for help

"There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother." — Sarah Josepha Hale For a lot of people, mother-figures play an integral part in shaping...

Celebrating Youth: BC Youth Week 2017 events

It's BC Youth Week for first week of May. Young people have always played an active role in the way society has been shaped and now more so than ever...