Investment in Youth Engagement – Funded by the City of Toronto
The Investment in Youth Engagement initiative was established by Toronto Public Health (TPH) to support youth engagement work in Toronto communities and provide funding to support community health promotion projects.
It is intended to motivate and create opportunities for youth to develop their leadership skills and engage in and act on health issues within Toronto. This initiative is youth driven, which means that youth are involved in all aspects project planning and implementation.
CASSA facilitated in creation of an enthusiastic youth group consist of 12 members. In addition to developing leadership skills for Youth group members, the project goals are to eliminate environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in multi-unit dwellings and to prevent accumulation of Butt litter. The project span is 18 months Jan 2018 – June 2019 and it is focus in Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood. The project involves many activities, Training, designing behaviour change messages along with distribution of printed materials, information booths, and meeting with stakeholders
March 10, 2018:
Training on Project Planning: by the end of this training youth participant will be able to plan, prioritize and schedule different activities according to project framework and allocated budget.