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Provincial Youth Ambassador Project (PYAP)

PYAP Projects 2020

Introducing the 2020 Youth Ambassadors Community Projects!  

Here you will find up-to-date information on all things related to PYAP projects 😊 Check them out below!  

Destiny is working on a zine within the Brantford, Six Nations, and Mississaugas of Credit First Nation communities. The Zine’s theme is based on the original Pride Flag colors and their meanings. This project is looking for 2SLGBTQ+ youth from these communities to interpret these colours and submit a visual arts piece. An honorarium and a physical copy of the zine will be provided to participants.  
 
For more information, check out the zine page submission form: bit.ly/3nBsVdN – Deadline to submit is: November 20!  
Questions? Email theprismzine@gmail.com


Malek is working on developing a Black-only online space to foster connections between Black 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Ontario, and share artistic and educational resources. This series of workshops/sessions aims to engage Black 2SLGBTQ+ youth in the critical analysis of media (e.g. TV shows, books, poems, etc.), as well as participate in fun recreational activities. Sound like something you might be interested in? Fill out this form by Friday, November 6th!

For more information, feel free to direct emails to b2youthgroup@gmail.com, or VincentS@youthline.ca 


Abbey Lee is working on a project titled “We’re Here… For You,” which aims to provide 2SLGBTQ+ youth with community, affirmation, education, and resource sharing. This project will share videos from 2SLGBTQ+ youth on the LGBT Youthline website, with the aim of providing support and validation to a diverse group of 2SLGBTQ+ identifying folx. For more information, feel free to direct emails to were.here.for.you.2020@gmail.com 


The North East Cohort has decided to work on a project together to foster change and a sense of community for their region. The project will be doing this through a Survey for the North East, as well as creation of a deck of Affirmation cards for Northern 2SLGBTQ+ Youth. For more information, please feel free to direct emails to  KatrinaMP@youthline.ca 

Are you a 2SLGBTQ+ youth in a North East community? Want to participate in the Affirmation Project? Fill out this Form: The Affirmation Project

Note: North East includes communities North of Parry Sound, and South of Wawa. This includes communities such as Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, North Bay, Nippissing. If you are unsure whether your location is considered “North East,” please contact us.


North West Youth Ambassadors are working on a Needs Assessment for Thunder Bay and the surrounding Northwestern Communities. They will be distributing a survey and holding sharing circles to hear what you have to say about your community. Participation is anonymous and honorariums will be provided. Stay tuned for updates on how to get involved! For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Cameo at CameoF@youthline.ca 

More details about participation coming soon!