Ambush the Arts is happening again this year! It’s a fun free event for youth taking place from 6-9 pm on Friday May 5th at Kitchener City Hall. You can display your art at the event, perform on stage, or just hang out and participate in various art activities or enjoy the show. Besides, who doesn’t love free pizza?!?
In 2007, two high school students from the small community of Cambridge in Nova Scotia witnessed a Grade 9 boy being bullied for wearing a pink polo shirt. That night they went out and bought 50 shirts for their classmates and encouraged everyone to come to school wearing pink. Continue Reading
Many people have not heard the term ‘young carer’ before, but it’s a term that more people should be aware of. There is a project in our region that is looking at raising awareness about young carers and what adult allies can do to help. Continue Reading
The 3rd annual free Ambush the Arts event will be taking place on Friday April 29th, 2016. Think about signing up to sing/dance/do spoken word/etc. Or just attend to enjoy the show, enjoy some free pizza, and earn volunteer hours.
5 Days Of Pink @ Waterloo Region is an online campaign that starts in April and is leading up to Wednesday April 13 – the International Day of Pink.
Join the conversation to celebrate LGBTQ ally’s, to tell them why you’re an ally, and to raise awareness about reporting hate crimes in Waterloo Region!
Check out the new WAYVE video!
Are you 18 and up and work with or interact with youth? If you want to learn about youth mental health problems and crisis situations and what you can do to help or support someone who is starting to experience symptoms of a mental health problem then this basic course is for you. Continue Reading
September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. If you’d like to show your support for suicide prevention, remember a lost loved one, and for the survivors of suicide light a candle near a window at 8 PM. Continue Reading
WAYVE is excited to announce that our acronym meaning had been changed to reflect what the program stands for today. Formerly known as Working Against Youth Violence Everywhere, the program is now a movement towards Wellness, Acceptance, Youth Voices, and Empowerment. Continue Reading
We are really excited to announce that there will be a Regional WAYVE summer team this year. This is the first time in the history of the program that we have been able to offer this!
Joining the summer team is also a great way to get to know the Regional team a bit better and see if it is something that you’d like to commit to for the 2015-2016 school year. It’s a wonderful way to meet some new friends as well as collecting some volunteer hours. Continue Reading