Yúusnewas Volunteer Meet-up

Yúusnewas is the Indigenous youth program within YouthCO.

In the next few months, we are focusing on increasing our community engagement with Indigenous youth and allies. We are hoping to establish a committed volunteer group that will help us at outreach events, support us in co-facilitating at local Indigenous organizations, planning monthly activities or coming to hang out at our cultural nights! 

We are going to host a screening of all of the First Directions films created by Indigneous youth at the 'First Directions' workshops in the past 3 years. On this night we will need volunteers. 

On June 14th at 6:00 pm at the YouthCO mainspace, we ask that any volunteers interested in helping out with the film screening night join us for more information on what their roles will look like! 

Misiyh (Thank you),

The Yúusnewas team

June 14, 2017 at 6pm - 7:30pm
YouthCO Mainspace
568 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5
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Kayla Mitchell · · 604-688-1441
Mai B Jenna Sankey Mya Mercer Kwiigay iiwaans

Will you come?

YouthCO's office is located on the unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh people. Our programs take place on unceded, ancestral, and traditional territories of many Indigenous nations across what is now called BC.

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