What is the Youth Champions Program? The Youth Champions Program (YCP), in partnership with small and medium organizations (SMOs) across Canada, is a program implemented by Spur Change that facilitates knowledge exchange, public engagement and collaboration among Canadian and international youth. ... continue reading.
Please note: this article was originally published April 2023 as part of Spur Change's Annual Report made to Global Affairs Canada. Before joining the third cohort of the Youth Champions Program, MJ was job hunting within the sustainability sector in Canada, based on her interest in climate ... continue reading.
This post was written by Michael Songiso in reflection on his activities as part of Spur Change's Youth Champions Program. Introduction The need for an inclusive climate action through a participatory gendered approach has been drawing great ... continue reading.
One Solution: Gender Inequality in The Gambia written by Tijan Kuyateh, 2022 Youth Champion Situation of Girls' Education in The Gambia There are a host of crosscutting issues confronting women and girls in the Gambia—ranging from child marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM), child labor, ... continue reading.
In collaboration with the provincial and regional councils for international cooperation, the Spur Change Program recently wrapped up a successful National Training Series focusing on Results-based Management (RBM) for Small and Medium Organizations (SMOs) across Canada. The training series kicked ... continue reading.
An interview with Tony Llorente, 2021 Youth Champion Alumni My name is Tony Llorente, native to the miskito indigenous peoples. I am from the community of Tuburús, located in the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve – a protected rainforest known also as the “Lung of Central America”. I am currently ... continue reading.