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Invest in our youth

MAKE YOUR IMPACT

POWERFILLED YOUTH T.O

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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. 

 

"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."

Barack Obama

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To see more information about our community outreach projects and initiatives, Click

8 Week Youth Empowerment Program

FREE

Tuesdays - March 22nd to May 10th 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 the eight week program participants will:

  • Examine various valuable character traits.

What they mean, why they are important and how we can use them in everyday life

 

  • Learn about various aspects of Black history, culture and heritage

 

  • Structured lessons on various topics including:

5S's (Self-Esteem, Self-Awareness, Self-Worth, Self-Respect and Self Love)

Introduction to photography

Overview of First Aid and CPR skills

Personal hygiene

Food and Nutrition

Staying active

Mental health and Wellness

Arts, crafts, sports, games and a whole tonne of fun!

 

  • Professional Guest speaker *P.I.L.O.T visits/talks (*Passion Inspires Leaders Of Tomorrow)

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Celebrating

History, Culture and Heritage

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to everyone who contributed to our recent fundraiser is support of RTD Remedial Reading and Homework Center, which was at risk of closure without immediate help/intervention.  Through your generosity, we were able to raise more than $3400 in just 2 weeks, and also send 2 computers, school supplies and a barrel of toys to this special needs school in Westmoreland, Jamaica. 

A HUGE THANK YOU

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Weekly Sessions

The PFYTO team meets  weekly examining various character development traits - their meaning, importance and relevance in today's society.  Through debate, discussion, leadership activities, skills workshops and  dramatic arts we examine and explore these traits as they relate to our lives and community.

Community involvement and outreach are also core aspects of our PowerFilled Youth TO.  The PFYTO team continues to show their commitment to creating positive community engagement opportunities. 

 

Our "PILOT" Talks series allow leaders within our community to​ engage meaningfully with the team, sharing wisdom, knowledge and life experiences.

 

 RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS CAMPAIGN!
 

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POWERFILLEDYOUTH FEATURED ON TV 

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts Ellen Degeneres and team for this truly memorable moment and your incredible generousity. 

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!

 Getting ahead doesn't always happen alone.

 

We need mentors and advocates to support us.  Finding impactful mentorship is unquestionably valuable and we invite and encourage members of our community to join us and share their knowledge and skills. 

For more info on how you can get involved, please contact us at info@powerfilledyouthto.ca