WAYVE Open House

WAYVE is having an open house so that you can get to know a bit more about our program, what we do, and what the team is going to be doing this year. Team members will be there to answer all your questions about WAYVE, share their experiences, and welcome potential new members.

Come hang out with us on Wednesday, Sept 19th, 2018, from 6-8 pm. We’ll have food and games, and just to sweeten the deal you’ll get volunteer hours just for coming to check us out.

If you’re interested in stopping by let us know by signing up here and we’ll send you the address.





Ambush the Arts 2017

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?!?

Pink Shirt Day 2017

pink-shirt-posterIn 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

Young Carers Project

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

Ambush the Arts

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.

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#5 Days of Pink

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!

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New Name!

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