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Rainbow Bridges Film Festival

Youth Ottawa and the OCDSB partner to bring you the Rainbow Bridges Film Festival - showcasing films addressing topics related to 2SLGTBQ+ life experiences

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Celebrating Pride Month with the OCDSB

Youth Ottawa and the OCDSB celebrate the end of Pride Month with videos showcasing 2SLGTBQ student voices In 2019, Youth Ottawa partnered with the Ottawa Carleton District School Board to...

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Stories from the classroom

Raising Awareness for Climate Change How a civics class initiated an action plan to educate others on climate change Problem Young people are taking action at the local level to...

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Teaching Pride

Teaching Pride New Rainbow Bridges peer-led program aims to support youth transitioning into high schools Written by: Jude Ashburn, Rainbow Bridges Coordinator at Youth Ottawa the big picture Rainbow Bridges...

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Love is in the air ❤️

Explore our work and impact in 2019! As we start Youth Ottawa’s 23rd year, we continue to be in awe of the generosity of our communities. Today, we continue to...

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Creating safe spaces for women of colour

Youth Spotlight Nayaelah Siddiqui is a 24-year-old student in her final year at the University of Ottawa. While in school, Nayaelah also works for Global Affairs in the International Platform...

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Amplifying youth voices

Amplifying the stories of refugees & newcomers Youth Ottawa and the UNHCR have teamed up to share the powerful stories of refugees in Ottawa. We interviewed refugees from all walks...

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Glebe’s DILA Drug Awareness Day

Glebe’s DILA Drug Awareness Day “The morning saw all 330 Grade 10 students participate in educational sessions about harm reduction, drug information, consent as it relates to substance use…”​ Youth...

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