"I was just an artist,
now, I'm an entrepreneur."
19 year old Abdul Muse shares his story of entrepreneurship, music and Youth Ottawa.
Do you believe all young people can be agents of change? At @Youth_Ottawa we answer a big YES!
This #GivingTuesday considering a gift to support our fellowship program - providing young entrepreneurs with the opportunity to get hands-on experience!
Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday and with your help, we can further expand our fellowship program giving more youth like Abdul an opportunity to gain hands-on leadership and mentorship support!
Considering giving a gift at https://t.co/K7jeewU7Jv to support young entrepreneurs. https://t.co/cfLUXnu3fP
Last but not least in the @OttCommFdn New Leaf Community Challenge The Youth Leadership Collective:
A youth leadership certificate program, certifying 21st century employment skills, meeting employer's needs, and promoting a common approach for the youth sector (including us!) https://t.co/sS77DALVP4
Next up for the @OttCommFdn's NLCC:
An inspiring example from Order of Ottawa recipient Chef Rick of the @OttawaMission's Food Training Program. Wrap-around, industry-connected food services training for youth experiencing homelessness.
A social enterprise with impact! https://t.co/EB1RkWrRyG
“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