The 2016 Fresh Voices Forum is a unique opportunity for young people to speak directly to diverse stakeholders including government officials, service providers, community leaders and most importantly, other young people!
The goal of the forum is to bring newcomer young people, adults and decision-makers together in a respectful environment of listening and learning from each other.
We’re not looking for youth with the best grades or the best public speaking skills. We want youth with diverse backgrounds and opinions, who want to make a difference in their communities, and who want to meet other youth and adults who share common interests and concerns.
In other words
If you said yes, then register for the Fresh Voices Forum!
The event is free and we provide:
If capacity is reached priority will be given to:
Sunday, December 4th and Monday, December 5th from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
10 years after arriving in Canada, immigrants still face poverty rates twice as high as Canadian-born people. It takes 20 years for the poverty rates of immigrants to equalize with the poverty rates of persons born in Canada.