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The Strength in Structure Project, through the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP) would like to invite Black serving and Black led organizations that are based in and around Nova Scotia to take part in a focus group!

Time: Thursday September 16th, 2021 from 2pm to 4pm EST The focus group should last no longer than one and a half hours to two hours.

Please register using this link

About The Focus Group

Will take place via zoom and will touch on Black Youth Employment Outcomes.

The focus group will provide an opportunity for Black serving and Black led organizations based in and around Nova Scotia to share and also learn from other service providers and community organizations about the experiences of providing services/supports for Black youth.

It is our belief that your organization has extensive expertise and experience in workforce development as it relates to Black youth. Having a core understanding of both systemic racism and anti-Black racism is crucial to the research and implementation strategy we are proposing

About CCYP

The Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP) is a national, non-profit, cross-sector collaboration of community and corporate leaders (20), driving coordination and boosting the infrastructure that supports the youth workforce development ecosystem.

About the Strength in Structure Project

CCYP’s Strength in Structure Project is aiming to raise the issue of addressing structural and systemic racism in workforce development. As it is critical to building a robust workforce development system and advancing a national skills agenda while raising the profile, positioning, and offerings of Black-led organizations as strategic ecosystem contributors.


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