Prairieaction Foundation congratulates the recipients of the 2019-2020 Youth Leadership Award (YLA). This award is presented to groups of youth who have developed initiatives to raise awareness about violence and abuse, promote healthy relationships, and/or prevent violence in their communities. The YLA recipients receive a grant of up to $3,000.00 to continue or expand their efforts to end the cycle of violence.
Healthy Youth Relationships Facilitators-Sisler High School, Winnipeg, Manitoba
The Road – Sharing Stories of Missing and Murdered Women- Stardale Women’s Group, Calgary, Alberta
Collection Builders for Social Justice- Carleton Comprehensive Public High School, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
I’m perfect – Imperfect: Understand Us- St. Gregory Elementary School, Regina, Saskatchewan
Clearwater Project Venture Youth Mentors- Clearwater River Dene Nation, SK
Wall of Fame – Raising Awareness of Cultural Differences- Kinuso School, Kinuso, Alberta
Peer Support Volunteers- Churchill Community High School, La Ronge, Saskatchewan
The Daily Difference – Connecting Youth and Mental Health Professionals- Kelli Lemstra and Alliance Health, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
For more information about the YLA award visit the Prairieaction Foundation website.