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Nominations for the 2020 RBC Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards are now OPEN!
Do you know any remarkable and inspiring young people who deserve to be celebrated? Of course, you do! Youth Ottawa once again will recognize these exceptional young people at our 23rd Annual RBC Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards on the evening of Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 at Ottawa City Hall.
All award recipients will receive a $1,000 bursary to be used towards the advancement of academic pursuits or social and environmental change projects in line with the values of Youth Ottawa.
"I was just an artist,
now, I'm an entrepreneur."
19 year old Abdul Muse shares his story of entrepreneurship, music and Youth Ottawa.
Nominations are rooollllling in for the @RBC Spirit of the Capital #YouthAwards!
We're blown away by all the amazing candidates to date! Congratulations to all those who have been nominated thus far!
#Nominations close on March 15th. Visit https://t.co/lodf9Mzvcm. https://t.co/LsjdVtbEjV
Only 1 more week until our first Youth Open Mic Series with @CanadasNAC!
Perform on the NAC's 4th stage in a supportive open mic format. Bands, singers, poets, dancers, improv artists & DJ's welcome.
Register today at https://t.co/FSlW4E0nfG!
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Thank you for showing us the love ❤️
With your support, we impacted over 5,000 youth last year through our programs & activities.
This Valentine's day we want to show you the impact we've accomplished together & share our gratitude in our latest report.
Go Gigi! 🎉🎉 our Youth Engagement Committee Member is a powerhouse! Check it out ⬇️ https://t.co/Q3mPc0CE9L
Biomedical Science #student at @uOttawa, member of the @Youth_Ottawa #Youth Advisory Committee, #research student at the @OttawaHospital Research Institute & #uOglobal Lead Ambassador, Gigi Huang's #entrepreneurial spirit shines as she aims to make the world a better place! 🌎✨ https://t.co/l9jpmqft82
“We all need that push to get us to the finish line. I am so grateful to Youth Ottawa because in my opinion, they keep fantastic youth motivated towards achieving their goals.”
-Recipient of 2018 Youth Ottawa RBC Strength Through Diversity Award
” I am grateful to Youth Ottawa. The money I received from the Youth Ottawa bursary went towards by studies at Concordia University. This has enabled me to meet so many artists within my program and it has opened opportunities for networking and collaboration.”
-Recipient of 2018 Youth Ottawa RBC Arts & Culture Award
“Being recognized for the Take a Stand Award by Youth Ottawa meant that my efforts and the efforts of my group in bettering the community are making an impact, this has encouraged me to continue modelling Indigenous values.”
-Recipient of 2018 Youth Ottawa RBC Take a Stand Award
“I was always uncertain about pursuing my master’s degree and this award gave me a financial push. Being a student is expensive so I’m grateful to Youth Ottawa for this opportunity and their support.”
-Recipient of 2018 RBC Strength through Diversity Award
“Being recognized for the RBC Spirit of the Capital Arts & Culture award was one of the first times that I felt like what I was doing was important.”
-Recipient of 2017 RBC Arts & Culture Award