Young London

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Contact Information
E-Mail info@younglondon.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Nonprofit organization for young people that focuses on ensuring equitable power in decision making spaces * several programs and projects available that support young people in London * access to leadership opportunities, municipal politics and decision-making, asset-based community and project development and other placement or training opportunities

Programs include:

  • The London Youth Advisory Council - Self-governing council composed of 15 Youth Ward Councillors, aged 15-25 * council meets in round-table format to discuss and analyze issues, such as carding, public transit, school dress codes, income disparity and other issues their communities identify * community members welcome to attend council meetings * councillors elected in yearly citywide elections * councillors also attend community events, hold focus groups, interview local community leaders and facilitate community development projects

  • Youth in Philanthropy - Committee of youth aged 13-25 that adjudicates on youth-focused grants through the London Community Foundation

  • Young Leaders - Placement and training program for youth aged 18-24 * young leaders are placed on a nonprofit board of directors for up to 8 months to learn more about nonprofit governance, dynamic and team-based leadership and a variety of other skills

  • Community Action Team - Application and team based program for young people to work together with staff to design and implement community projects based on gaps/needs in the community and through lived experiences

  • Youth Connector Training - Training program for adults, mentors and service providers who work with young people * learning outcomes/objectives include: best practices for developing strong supportive relationships, ethical considerations and setting boundaries, basics of cultural competency and trauma-informed support, understanding the inter-sectional barriers young people face and making effective service referrals
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served London
Boundaries London
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
 
Young people living in London ages 15-29
Application Email
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 2011
Primary Executive Jayme Archibald, Executive Director; Email: jayme@younglondon.ca
Alternate Executive Kayley MacGregor, Board Chair; Email: kayley@younglondon.ca
Funding Provincial - OTF
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
201 King St
London, ON N6A 1C9
Intersection Clarence St and King St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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