W.A.V.E. YOUTH ACTION TEAM

W.A.V.E. Youth Action Teams is a youth-led initiative that recognizes the call to ending community violence. Working in collaboration with the Louise Russo charity, the team will identify the prevalent issue. Create an interactive workshop that will educate and equip other students. The goal being to give ambassadors the tools and strategies to empower others to address the issues that are important for them.

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W.A.V.E. EMPOWERING YOUTH DAY

REGISTRATION FORM DEADLINE IS FRIDAY MARCH 6, 2015

Our W.A.V.E. Empowering Youth Day, now in its 7th year, is the Good Works portion of our charitable organization and a celebration as we honour youth, who have ‘Made a Difference’ in their schools and communities, with a Louise Russo Youth or Leadership Award.

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YOUTH AWARDS

The Louise Russo Youth Awards recognize youth that exemplify the 3R’s – Respect, Responsibility and the Role of leadership through initiatives that reduce violence in their communities. The Award celebrates and honours the qualities that are important in making our communities a safe place to live, learn and play.

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    2014 YOUTH AWARD WINNERS

    2014 YOUTH AWARD WINNERS

     


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    2013 Youth & Leadership Awards

    2013 YOUTH AWARD WINNERS

     


    R.E.A.L. Courtice Secondary School, Courtice, Ont.
    Presenter: Pronto Reproduction Ltd.

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    This powerful group of students are taking their anti-bullying, anti-violence and mental
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    2012 Youth & Leadership Awards

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    GEORGE STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL – BEYOND THE HURT
    GEORGE STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, FREDRICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK
    PRESENTER: Pronto Reproductions LTD.

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W.A.V.E. Standup! Newsletter

A few weeks ago I noticed the work being done by W.A.V.E. The title itself was captivating since it read “Working Against Violence Everyday.” I knew that this organization would be something I could relate to, especially since I have a personal familiarity with this topic.

As a child, I was victim to bullying and violence in school.

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W.A.V.E. Empowering Youth Day

SNAP North Mississauga

Eight unique young people were recognized and honoured at the 2011 W.A.V.E. Empowering Youth Day, on May 11th, at the Living Arts Centre.

Five Louise Russo Youth Awards and three Leadership Awards were given to students between the ages of nine and 19, who took initiative to enhance their school’s or community’s safety.
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Teaching Troubled Youth the Power of Talking

The Globe and Mail
Article By: Tim AlamenciakIt’s not easy to persuade boys to talk about their feelings, but that’s exactly what Lorenzo Colocado has been trying to do.

For the past three years, Mr. Colocado, 18, has worked to establish and spread Stop the Stigma – a week devoted to raising awareness around mental health issues in high schools around Toronto.
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