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YOUth: A Free Media Literacy Conference

  • Location: YWCA Program Centre
  • Date: 
    November 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Navigating the world of media for youth in grade 8 to 12. 


Join us for the fifth annual YWCA Metro Vancouver Youth Conference. Our Media Literacy conference focuses on specific issues in the media that impact youth. The conference is a platform for you to discuss how the media deals with representation and its effects on and off screen. This conference is designed and facilitated by members of our youth committee, we hope to see YOU there!

RSVP on our Eventbrite now, as spaces for each workshop is limited!

WORKSHOPS:

  • InvisAbilities: How Ableism Impacts Us All

  • REPRESENT: The Diversity Gap in Media

  • Reconciliation 150+ and Indigenous Representation

  • HYPER(masculinity + sexualization)

This conference would not have been possible without the continuing and generous support from Methanex, Canada 150 and Heritage Canada.