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POWERFILLED YOUTH T.O
Shortlisted as one of 25 finalists to receive the 2019 Governor Generals Canada History Award for Community Programming
Engage | Inspire | Educate | Impact | Empower
PowerFilled Youth TO (PFYTO ) is a registered Canadian non-profit organization that was established in 2016 dedicated to engaging, educating, empowering, uplifting and inspiring BIPOC children and youth.
Through mentor-ship, skills workshops, leadership and physical activities, dramatic arts and community outreach initiatives, children and youth develop confidence and character while learning about self-love, social justice, black history and culture and the value of positive community engagement.
20-Week Empowerment Program
Open to ages 8 to 18
Rouge Valley Public School
30 Durnford Rd – Gymnasium
Thursdays 6:30pm to 8:30 pm
Nov 10th 2022 to March 23rd 2022
This unique program is intended to empower, uplift and inspire BIPOC children and youth and help build their confidence through various specific workshops, activities and interactive sessions.
During this 20- week program participants will learn a wide variety of skills, learn about black history, culture and heritage. attend mentorship workshops and participate in community outreach and engagement events.
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The global pandemic has taught us as a society a 'new norm' that sometime includes seperation and isolation. We didn't want to let it stop us from sharing and celebrating black history, culture and heritage. So Don't rush! sit back and enjoy these great performances by the PowerFilled Youth Team
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time.
We are the ones we've been waiting for.
We are the change that we seek."
History, Culture and Heritage
Thank you to all the youth that have submitted their magnificent paintings in representation of love of themselves, their cultures and background. Check em out!!
Y'all talented frfr....
Our seniors paintnite/datenights at local retirement homes are unfortunately cancelled until futher notice due to pandemic restrictions. But we won't let that stop us!
Check out our paint pals program for seniors by clicking below!!
RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS!
Here are some cool ways that we have found to safely spread cheer through these sometimes lonely time. A little positivity and kindness can completely change someone's day. Here are a few random kind crafts and ideas that you can safely do at home or in your neighborhood.
POWERFILLEDYOUTH FEATURED ON TV
Listen to Kai talking about how literacy keeps him connected to his community and our new Seniors Paints Pals Program!
Check out our very own Jahtayah talking about how much she loves the program and all the great work PowerFilledYouth TO has been doing in our community
Jahtayah is back as a special guest on That TVO kids Show, kicking off their Black History Month celebrations and speaking about Black Inventor Elijah McCoy. Check her out!
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts Ellen Degeneres and team for this truly memorable moment and your incredible generousity.