Schedule

2017 Voices Youth Empowerment Symposium

Date:  October 22, 2017WGSI Colour LOGO

Location:  Wilson Hall, University Of Toronto

Schedule for the day:

  • 8am-8:30am — Pick up registration kits
  • 8:30-9am — Opening remarks
  • 9-10am —  Workshop Sessions
  • 10-11am — Workshop Sessions
  • 11am-12am — Workshop Sessions
  • 12-1:30pm — Lunch and Keynote speaker
  • 2-3pm — Workshop Sessions
  • 3-4pm — Workshop Sessions
  • 4-5pm — Workshop Sessions
  • 5pm — Open Mic

9am Workshop Sessions:

  • Workshop #1– Get REAL with the Get REAL Movement
  • Workshop #2 — Body Acceptance with Sarvie Riahi
  • Workshop #3 — Self Esteem and Empowerment with Charlie Page
  • Quiet Room — Self Expression with Henna Tattoo
  • Body Break — Bully Breakthrough with DeSantos Premier Martial Arts
  • Game Zone

10am Workshop Sessions:

  • Workshop #1 — Man Up! with Michele Chai
  • Workshop #2 — Writing for Well Being with Samantha Martinez
  • Workshop #3 — My Success Path with Tom Horn
  • Quiet Room
  • Body Break — Zumba! with Shyanne Spilchen
  • Game Zone

11am Workshop Sessions:

  • Workshop #1 — Human Rights Equity Access Team (H.E.A.T.) with SOY
  • Workshop #2 — Brain Fitness: A Fit Brain =  A Fit Life! with Jill Hewlett
  • Workshop #3 — Conscious Parenting Basics with Vivek Patel
  • Quiet Room
  • Body Break — Dance/Breakdance with UNITY Charity
  • Game Zone

2pm Workshop Sessions:

  • Workshop #1 — Graffiti with UNITY Charity
  • Workshop #2 — Healing Bullying Through the Arts with Rachel Weinstock
  • Workshop #3 — Conscious Approach to Power Struggles with Vivek Patel
  • Quiet Room
  • Body Break — Strong Body with Jonathan Boyko
  • Game Zone

3pm and 3:30pm Workshop Sessions:

  • Workshop #1 — Beatbox with UNITY Charity
  • Workshop #2 — 3:30-5pm (Parent) Teen Interpreting with Shauna Gray
  • Workshop #3 — 3:30-5pm (Teen) Parent Interpreting with Shauna Gray
  • Quiet Room — Water Does Wonders with Healthy Kids Community Challenge
  • Body Break — Yoga with Bonnie Spillane
  • Game Zone

4pm Workshop Sessions:

  • Workshop #1 — Spoken Word with UNITY Charity
  • Workshop #2 — White Ribbon Campaign Against Gender Based Violence
  • Quiet Room
  • Body Break — Arnis with JB Ramos of Combat Science
  • Game Zone