February 28, 2024

Read 2023 Annual Report PDF Read Stories From the Report: Hardened to Healed Young Guns: Mechanics and Car Show The Truck’s Debut a Hit! Young Mom Finds Safety and Love Are You Mad at Me? Transformation in the Slums of Kenya A New Name  

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February 26, 2024

Today, across Canada, thousands of students, teachers, allies, advocates and other caring people are wearing pink shirts in solidarity with those who have been bullied, and those who are experiencing it right now. In the new age of the internet, bullying and cyberbullying are rampant, and can happen to anyone, anywhere, with serious and long term effects. You may not be a bullying victim, but you probably know someone who is. It takes all of us to stand up against bullying. Read below to see what the experts have to say about collaborative solutions. How do we define bullying? Our...

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November 1, 2023

For Langley’s Jon Pue, local high schools are second homes. An in-school youth worker (and YU Area Director), who also supports additional school programming during the summer, school staff trust Jon as someone who can help students experiencing challenges — students like Ken. Jon met Ken during a summer program designed to ease the transition from middle to high school, where the jump to a 2,200-student high school, like Ken’s, can be anxiety-inducing and overwhelming. The program introduces students to support staff and resources, with some summer fun mixed in.        For Ken, this program was pivotal. “Change has always made...

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